By: Raphael Apetogbor
The National Health Students Association of Ghana (NAHSAG) has elected Mr. Phanuel Seli Gakpetor as President for 2015/2016 academic session.
NAHSAG is the umbrella body of students of all health students and fresh graduates from the various health training institutions and universities across the country
Mr. Gakpetor was elected at a congress which took place at the Catholic University College, Fiapre Sunyani in the Brong- Ahafo during the weekend. The congress was attended by many Students’ Union executives across the country.
The congress was held under the theme “Quality Assurance in Health Education; the Role of Stakeholders”.
Mr. Gbekpetor will take over from the current President, Mr. Frank Amoakohene in the coming weeks at the University of Ghana, Korle- Bu campus.
Other newly elected executives include: Mr. Richard Yeboah as 1st Vice President, Mr. Mark Hammond as the 2nd Vice President, Olivia Azure as Coordinating Secretary and Mr. Raphael Gborgbortsi as Financial Secretary.
Mr. Gbekpetor told Daily Express after the declaration that he is grateful to God for this call to service, adding that his administration will focus much on consolidation of past administration’s legacies and pushing for the voice of NAHSAG members to be heard beyond the shoes of Ghana.
The out-going President, Mr. Frank Amoakohene said called for support for the newly elected executives.