As part of the activities leading to the delivery of his inaugural lecture on the 28th of March, 2019, the University of Ghana Library System (UGLS) has organized an exhibition of academic publications of Prof. Felix Ankomah Asante (Director, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)) at the Balme Library.
The week long exhibition is taking place from 25th March 2019. An opening ceremony was held at the Balme Library Seminar Room and was attended by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, Provosts of the Colleges of Humanities (Prof. Samuel Agyei-Mensah), Basic and Applied Sciences (Prof. Daniel Asiedu), a former Vice-Chancellor of University of Ghana, Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, Directors, Deans and Students. Visiting dignitaries included the Vice- Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Prof. John Gyapong,
The Chairman of the ceremony, the Very Rev. Prof. J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, who is the President of the Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon, in his remarks commended Prof. Asante’s scholarship and hard work noting that all his publications have been geared towards positively impacting humanity.
The Very Rev. Prof. Asamoah-Gyadu addressing the audience.
In a short address, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu expressed high regard for Prof. Asante’s leadership and scholarly skills. He also encouraged all present to understand and defend the cause of the university and maintain financial discipline.
In his address, Prof. Asante traced the beginning of his career at the University from 1987 as a Teaching Assistant to date. He acknowledged a number of people who had influenced his academic career including Prof. Ernest Aryeetey and the late Prof. Asenso-Okyere. He was also grateful for the support of family and friends and encouraged all present to visit the exhibition of his publications.
Following the opening ceremony the entire gathering, moved to the exhibition hall where Prof. Asante works on agricultural economics and malaria, water security in Ghana, cocoa production in Ghana and others in renowned journals had been displayed.
The exhibition ends on 29th March, 2019.
Please click on the link below for more pictures from the Exhibition.