The University of Ghana 1993 alumni year group has presented a cheque of GH₵50,000 to the UG @70 Endowment Fund. This was in fulfilment of a pledge to donate GH₵100,000 to the Fund. The delegation was led by Prof. Robert Darko Osei, President of the 1993 alumni group and Vice-Dean, School of Graduate Studies.
Prof. Robert Darko Osei in his introductory remarks indicated that the 1993 Year Group celebrated its 25thAnniversary last year and as part of their anniversary they wanted to give back to the University. He further assured the Vice-Chancellor of the group’s readiness to promote the activities of the University.
Receiving the donation on behalf of the University, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu lauded the group as the pacesetters, adding that the1993 year group is the first alumni year group to donate towards the UG@70 Endowment Fund.
Prof. Oduro Owusu reiterated the intended purpose of the Endowment Fund, which he said was to build an institution for posterity, a task he indicated called for collective effort from various stakeholders, including alumni. The Vice-Chancellor said that there was the need for the University to be in good financial standing and uphold good financial practices as the image adding that the fortunes of the alumni are tied to the University. He further charged the alumni to get involved in the affairs of the University and assist the University sustain its image. He pledged to work hard during his tenure to ensure that the University continues to be in good standing.