Saviour Gokah, a former student of Akatsi College of Education in the early hours of Saturday 11th May, 2019 made his intentions known to the students of Ghana in a statement issued by him.
Saviour, who currently studies for a Bachelor of Education degree in English language and is in level 300 at the Valley View University in Accra was a dominant figure at the students’ front in Akatsi College of Education and the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana TTAG from 2014 to 2017.
He was nominated by the National Students’ Alliance, organisers of the National Students’ Awards for Secretary, College leader, Student activist and Justice/Student lawyer of the year 2017. Though he missed out on the votes to win the four awards he was nominated for, he was awarded at the Great hall of the University of Ghana as one of THE BIG SIX most influential and impactful students in Ghana in 2017 by the National Students Alliance.
Read the full statement below;
STRENGTHENING THE STUDENTS’ FRONT
DECLARATION OF INTENT
Dear students of Ghana,
I, Saviour Gokah, a level 300 B.Ed English Language student of the Valley View University, deem it fit and necessary to declare to you my intentions to contest for the office of the National Secretary of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS).
My intent to contest was strengthened, after broader consultations from leaders of various students’ associations across the length and breadth of the country, and subsequent encouragement from same.
Having gone through the rank and file of the SRC, TTAG and NUGS as the the SRC Secretary of Akatsi College of Education (2015/16) where I trained as a teacher, National Secretary candidate of the Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana(TTAG) (2016/17), Chief Justice of the Volta regional bloc of NUGS (2016/17) and a member of the Judicial Board of NUGS (2017/18), I am certain in my humble opinion and ready to shoulder the responsibilities of the Secretary of the National Union of Ghana Students. Hence thought it wise to contest and serve the good students of Ghana.
I am by this declaration soliciting your support to serve you with integrity and tranquility.
NUGS SECRETARY HOPEFUL,