Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has been elected as President of University of Ghana (UG) branch of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG).
Professor Gyampo polled 93.3 percent of the total valid votes cast in an election held on Thursday, August 17, 2023.
Prof Gyampo previously held the position of General Secretary of the Association.
According to the victor, he will “champion the interest of my people forcefully and proactively. ”He noted that he will carry out his objectives no matter the sacrifice he has to make. Prof Gyampo noted that the position of General Secretary caused him to lose some friends.
“I lost some friends as General Secretary and I do not mind losing more as I fight harder for the University Teacher in my capacity as President.
It won’t be out of malice or hatred for any regime. It would be just for the advancement of the interest of my people,” he wrote in a Facebook post on August 17, 2023.
Meanwhile, the professor has extended his gratitude to all who cast their ballots for him.
“Thanks to you all for the well wishes; thanks to all my colleague lecturers for the confidence they have shown in me and thanks to my students who were relentless in their support for me.”