“Ghana Needs Honest & Discipline Leadership” – President of Presbyterian University, Ghana (PUG) Charges Universities to Champion the Course
The President of the Presbyterian University, Ghana (PUG) Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu has stated that currently the only possible solution to change the fortunes of this country is honest leaders with the character of discipline.
According to Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the future of the country rely heavily on the kind of graduates being produced by the universities and other tertiary institutions on the various campuses , therefore the need to instill in them the act of discipline and truthfulness to prepare a future generation and leadership with good integrity.
He also charged universities to churn out graduates who are discipline and will impact the country positively and not necessarily awarding certificates to students due to their income driven objective.
Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu said this on the sideline of the University’s 20th Undergraduate Matriculation Ceremony for the Akuapem-Tema Campuses in Akropong in the Eastern region.
He revealed that , this year the University is matriculating a total of 915 applicants in three sections comprising 331 Males and 584 Females.
The President further expressed worried about the mass production of students in some public universities accounting to the over burden on hostel and lecture facilities saying it affect the quality of education.
He however called on the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) to intervene and outline the necessary regulations on the number of students universities should admit base on the facilities available for them.