Tinkaro Asare Osei, the Immediate past President of the National Union of Ghana students (NUGS) and Ghana ‘s representative to the Commonwealth students Association has been awarded as the *Students Icon of the year in Ghana for 2019* .This award was adjudged to him at the Maiden edition of NUGS EXCELLENCE AWARDS which was held at the Accra International Conference Center as part of the NUGS handing Over Ceremony and Alumni homecoming.
Tinkaro, who was recently crowned as the Most Impactful students leader for the 2018/2019 academic year at the Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG) Annual dinner and Awards night also received the best students author of the year for the book he wrote which many has described as the antidote for NUGS shambled situation *_THE FORCE WILL: RESTORING THE LOST GLORY OF NUGS_*. In the book he outlined his vision for NUGS and worked at ensuring that such a dream of uniting NUGS and reforming the Union through the amendment of a new constitution came to pass.
These awards came as a no surprise to all as Tinkaro since assuming office as the NUGS President has shown a leadership of no personal interests, a leadership of futuristic and innovative ideas and most importantly an anchor for unity at the students front.
Although he succeeded a divided front, but he never gave up on his promise to redeem the spirit of students activism in Ghana, to put the mother union of Ghanaian students unions to it rightful state and restore it lost glory. He is idolised by students for his iconic leadership and his unquatifiable leadership prowess which makes him a very influential figure in students leadership.
Tinkaro is indeed a blessing to students leadership in Ghana and Africa as a whole and will continue to serve as an example to all young leaders uprising in the region.