Statement: USAG TO INSTITUTE AN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

The University Students’ Association of Ghana wishes to inform the entire student fraternity of it’s decision to institute an educational Foundation in honour of Lily Ampofowaa and Sarah Kwarteng.

The Association at it’s 18th Delegates Congress held at the University Of Cape Coast last year, was hit with a desolate antecedent that resulted in the demise of our two beautiful sisters, Lily Ampofowaa from University of Ghana and Sarah Kwarteng from University of Education- Mampong campus.

Taking a retrospective look at the incident that brought sorrow, pain and despair to the Association, it has been decided through the initiative of the Executive Officers to set up a foundation in the name of our departed sisters (Lily & Sarah) who were on duty (Face of USAG) for the Association, in order to commemorate their efforts.

It is therefore the decision of the Association through this communique to inform all students of the set up of a three-member ad-hoc committee to facilitate this initiative.

*COMPOSITION OF THE COMMITTEE*

The committee shall be Chaired by Mr. Gausu Moroh, a former student of University for Development Studies- WA Campus, with Mr. Emmanuel Affum (USAG General Secretary), as Secretary and Mr. John Korley Dotser, University of Education -Mampong campus as member.

*COMMITTEE’S TERMS OF REFERENCE*

1. Produce a report detailing the set up and operations of the foundation, including:
a) Its governing structure
b) Its management

2. Determine the stakeholder consultation on the implementation of this new policy

3. Set timelines for the implementation of the policy

4. Submit a report to the President of the Association by 25th June, 2019.

Thank you

Signed
*KINGSLEY SARPONG AKOWUAH*
*(PRESIDENT)*
054 218 1937

*JANAT ISSIFU*
*(PRESS AND INFORMATION SECRETARY)*
020 469 3238
janat.issifu.ji@gmail.com