Minister of lands third (left) with the newly appointed board members
Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Kwaku
Asomah-Cheremeh, has inducted a new board for the Ghana School of Surveying and
The board members, who represented various
organizations and took their oath of secrecy on Tuesday, are James Ebenzer K.
Dadson from the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources; Jones Ofori-Boadu,
from the Lands Commission; Yaw Aboagye-Kyei, from the Surveying and Mapping
Division of the Lands Commission and Daniel Adomako Agyemfrah, Principal of
Others were Dr. Anthony Arku-Adjei from
the Geomatic Engineering Department, KNUST; J.C. Acquaah, representative from
the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) and Richard Kweku Baah, member of the
Students Representative Council (SRC) of GSSM.
In his address, the minister charged
members of the new board to bring to bear their individual and collective skills
and experiences on the school’s development.
He called for research and innovations.
On the challenges facing the school, the minister
said, “I am aware of the infrastructural challenges that the school currently
faces. I wish however to assure the board that the ministry will lend its
unflinching support to every effort aimed at resolving such challenges.”
Speaking on behalf of the board, Dr. Arku-Adjei
gave the assurance that work would be tirelessly done as assigned in order to
diligently achieve set objectives of the school.
He also noted that the new board would ensure that staff and student welfare would be prioritized going forward.
By Mary Asieduwaa