“Nurture leadership in students”- Ms Nkrumah


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By Naa
Shormei Odonkor, GNA

Aburi
(E/R), Oct. 24, GNA – Ms Josephine Nkrumah, the Chairperson of the National
Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on Civic Education Clubs
(CECs) in schools to help nurture leadership qualities in students to
contribute to the development of the nation.

She said Ghana is the only African country
that has been able to sustain uninterrupted democratic

By Naa
Shormei Odonkor, GNA

Aburi
(E/R), Oct. 24, GNA – Ms Josephine Nkrumah, the Chairperson of the National
Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on Civic Education Clubs
(CECs) in schools to help nurture leadership qualities in students to
contribute to the development of the nation.

She said Ghana is the only African country
that has been able to sustain uninterrupted democratic governance for about 25
years, thereby serves as a role model for the other African countries.

She was speaking at the fifth annual CEC
festival of the Aburi Girls Senior High School (AGSS) held under the theme:
“Our nation, our heritage – consolidating Ghana’s democratic gains”.

Ms Nkrumah said leaders are either born or
acquired and urged the students to take advantage of the opportunity offered by
CEC to develop the leadership qualities in them.

She advised students to be proud of their
nation wherever they found themselves and all who travel outside their country
should by all means return to invest in the development of their nation.

Mr Augustine Bosrotsi, the Deputy Eastern
Regional Director of NCCE, urged the military to assist in defending and
protecting the 1992 constitution.

Mr Bosrotsi encouraged students to be
self-disciplined, responsible, respect the rights of others, the law, be honest
and open minded.

Mr Alex Owusu Akyaw, the Akuapem South
District Director of NCCE, said the fundamental idea of consolidating Ghana’s
democratic gains is to inspire the youth in diverse ways to come together,
teach them the constitution as well as prepare them to act upon it for a
brighter future.

GNA


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