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27.11.2008 Education

Academy Of Arts Inducts 4 Fellows

By Samuel Nuamah -

THE Ghana Academy of  Arts and Sciences on Monday inducted four persons  (two posthumously) into its fold as fellows for their various contributions made to the arts and sciences.

They include  the Very Reverend Professor Samuel Adjepong, Principal of the Methodist University College and Professor Tuyee Awuah of the College of Education, Kumasi campus.

The rest are the late Justice George Kingsley Acquah, immediate past Chief Justice and the late Justice Professor Modibo Tawiah Ocran, a Supreme Court Judge who passed away recently.

The two inductees were decorated with the Academy Brooch by Dr Letitia Obeng, president of the academy, after they had declared to promote further knowledge in the arts and sciences

Mrs Jane Acquah and Mrs Adelaide Ocran, were at hand to receive the Academy Brooch and a certificate on behalf of their late husbands.

The inductees then proceeded to sign the fellows register.

The ceremony was attended by families and relatives of the inductors and a cross-section of the public and the academia.

Meanwhile, the Academy has started celebrating its  49th Founder's Week under the general theme, “The challenges of oil discovery in Ghana”.

It was established in 1959 on the initiative of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, First President of Ghana.