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11.05.2019 Regional News

Lydia Alhassan Supports UG With Vehicle, Motorbikes, 1,000 Streetlights

By Christian Kpesese
Lydia Alhassan Supports UG With Vehicle, Motorbikes, 1,000 Streetlights

In an effort to help improve the general security situation on campus, the Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan has donated a saloon vehicle and two motor bikes to the University of Ghana.

The gesture by the MP comes at the back of recent robbery incidents especially the attack on students that has bedeviled the university community.

The timely donation by the peoples representative in Parliament forms part of measures to help the University of Ghana and the Ghana Police to beef up security to deal with security challenges on campus.

According to the MP, the donations are to aid in increasing the visibility of security and enhanced security patrols on campus.

She assured the leadership of the University of her commitment and willingness to do everything in her power to augment the efforts of the University in dealing with security challenges on campus.

Hon Lydia Alhassan, prior to this recent donation, had already facilitated the presentation of a 1000 streetlights to the university to lighten the university community as part of strategy to end the threats on the lives of the students on campus.

The National Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Henry Nana Boakye who accompanied the MP acknowledged the importance of the University of Ghana as a strategic institution whose security concerns should be the utmost priority of the country.

He also commended the university for its sterling contribution toward the production of quality human capital as well as good leaders for the country.

Mr Boakye assured the leadership of the University of the support and dedication of the NPP government led by H.E. Nana Akufo Addo.

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu together with some members of the University authority received the donation on behalf of the university.

Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu thanked the Member of parliament for her timely intervention and contributions to the efforts of the University.

He also acknowledged government's contributions towards the university and called for more of such interventions.

The main students' representatives of the University, SRC and GRASAG, led by Isaac Agyeman and Christian Atadika respectively expressed gratitude to the Member of parliament and her team for coming to their aid and pledged their readiness to work with her for the betterment of the welfare of the students on campus.