Accra, Jan. 14, GNA
– A seven-member Board of the Ghana School of Surveying and Mapping (GSSM) has
been inaugurated by Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands and Natural
Resources in Accra for a two- year mandate.
The Board is chaired
by Mr James Ebenezer Dadson, a Technical Director at the Ministry of Lands and
Other members of the
board include Mr James Ofori Boadu and Mr Yaw Aboagye Kyei both from the Lands
Commission, Mr Daniel Adomako Agyemfrah, a Principal of the Ghana School of
Surveying and Mapping, Dr Anthony Arko Adjei, a Geometric Engineering Lecturer,
KNUST, Mr J. C. Acquaah from the Ghana Institute of Surveyors and Mr Richard
Kwaku Baah of the Students Representative Council of GSSM.
the Sector Minister, while inducting members of the Board, urged them to bring
their individual and collective skills and experiences to bear on the
management of the School.
He entreated them to
undertake research and implement pragmatic and innovative measures to address
the challenges of the School.
The Minister charged
them to ensure that students’ capacity and competencies were adequately
nurtured for national growth and development, adding that, the Ministry was
working to resolve those challenges in due course.
Dr Anthony Arko
Adjei, on behalf of his colleagues, assured the government they would do their
best to discharge their duties.
appointment comes with a responsibility to promote academic excellence, and the
welfare of staff and students.
“We assure you
that we will work tirelessly with ears to listen to our stakeholders and hearts
committed to duty,” Dr Arko Adjei said.