The first lady, Lordina Mahama, and Samira Ramadan Bawumia, wife of the running mate of the NPP’s Flagbearer, were among those who graduated at the weekend at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA in Accra.
President John Mahama was the special guest at the event where his wife earned a Master’s degree in Governance and Leadership. Mrs. Bawumia, on the other hand, graduated with a Master’s degree in project management.
Mrs. Bawumia also had two awards; Best student in Master of Business Administration (MBA) for Project Management and Prof. Yaw Agyemang Badu Academic Scholarship Award for the student with highest GPA.
Some government officials including former information Minister John Tia Akologo, Deputy Women and Children’s Affairs minister Hajia Hawawu Boya Gariba and Member of Parliament-elect for Odododiodio constituency Nii Lante Vanderpuye, graduated with a Master’s in governance and Leadership as classmates of Lordina Mahama.
About 633 people graduated in both undergraduate and graduate programmes. Speaking at the 12th congregation, President Mahama gave the assurance that government would continue to empower GIMPA to train more professionals.
Source: Daily Guide