The president of National Union of Ghanaian students in Russia has expressed their gratitude to the Akuffo Addo led government for paying special attention to their welfare and needs . The appreciation came during the recent visit of the SCHOLARSHIP SECRETARIAT to Russia
The president of the Union , Patrick Puplampu Dove , in a statement issued said the meeting with the scholarship secretariat was extremely successful after issues affecting the students particularly delay in the Stipends as well as increment of amount being given them were discussed .
The statement said ” however , it is highly commendable to state that government under this administration has been forthcoming with the release of stipends and students can attest to the fact that this has been one of the best and smoothest deal regarding the release of stipends contrary to what has been experienced in the past ”
According to the Ghanaian students in Russia , the new president and his government have shown that the welfare of students is dear to their heart .
The students have called on the government to implement the Representative of the Peoples Amendment Law ( ROPAL ) which will enable them to take part in the decision making processes in the country
MR KINGSLEY AGYEMANG, the registrar of Ghanas scholarship secretariat , has advised Ghanaian students abroad to be good ambassadors of Ghana in their respective institution . He has also advised the students to focus on their education so that they can return home to contribute to the development of this country .