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Nine Universities have broken away from the mother union of the Graduates Students Association of Ghana, GRASSAG, following what they describe as unfair treatment of one of the candidates and irregularities that characterized their National congress held on the KNUST campus in Kumasi on Sunday.

The Presiding officer of the Electoral Commission, Richard Appau was asked by the Judicial Committee of GRASSAG to step aside leaving his deputies to work instead. He was suspended on the basis that due diligence was not done on one of the candidates leading to his disqualification.

The Komenda College Old Students Association (KOSA) has called on its members to create wealth for themselves and do the right investment to secure themselves for retirement.

The call was made yesterday at a symposium which was under the theme: ‘The Teacher and Wealth Creation, The new Paradigm’.

The Cape Coast Medium taxpayer office has organized a tax education seminar as part of measures to sensitize medium tax payers on the current happenings on the tax administration front.

Participant were taken through the Revenue Administration Act 2016(Act 915) which enjoins every taxpayer to register for an identification number, without which, they cannot transact business,  clear goods at any of the country’s port or receive payment from the controller and accountant-general  department.

Deputy Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) Central Region, Alhaji Ali Mohammed has said electorates should be educated in order to hold their Assembly Members accountable after elections.

The Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Honourable George Oduro has said that government intends to produce 20 million broilers and 20 million layers by next year [2018].

This was in response to an issue on banning importation of chicken, raised at the opening forum of the 20th Biennial Conference of the Ghana Society of Animal Production (GSAP) yesterday.

The Member of Parliament for Bia West Constituency Dr. Augustine Tawiah says, for Ghana’s education sector to have a positive facelift, Educational administrators should be licensed in order to have a uniformed body whose activities can be monitored and regulated.

This he stressed will help to improve the performance of educational institutions in the country. Adding that, "There is the need to have well trained and qualified education administrators to manage the schools".

The Institute of Development and Technology Management (IDTM) has held its congregation on the theme; ‘Bringing academia into the world of development'.

The Institute is accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAC) and affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Cape Coast (UCC).

In a welcome address, the Chairman of Council - Professor Livingstone Sam-Amoah on-behalf of the governing council, staff and students of the institute thanked the rector and his hardworking staff for their efforts.