The National Executives of FUSSAG have paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Prof. D. D. Kuupole to discuss pertinent issues about the union.
Speaking on behalf of the delegation, the National Chairman of FUSSAG, Mr. Atimbila Baba said their visit was meant to congratulate the Vice-Chancellor on his new appointment as the Chairman of the Vice-Chancellors Ghana.
The General Secretary, Mr. Jacob Emmanuel Eshun took the opportunity to brief the Vice-Chancellor on some pressing issues of the Union which needed to be considered by Vice-Chancellors Ghana (VCG). The issues raised for consideration were FUSSAG representation on universities council; boards/committees, and conditions of service for FUSSAG among other things.
The Vice-Chancellor, warmly welcomed the FUSSAG delegation and assured them of the commitment of his office to support the union. The Vice-Chancellor said, ‘We can only succeed if we work together’. He indicated that some universities have made progress by including FUSSAG representatives on some boards and committees and was hopeful that other universities would follow suit.
He noted that management was happy at rate FUSSAG members were pursuing further studies, but was quick to add that the only problem was that some of them fail to notify management before they proceed on study. He also commended leadership of FUSSAG for their instrumental role in ensuring uninterrupted academic calendar in the various campuses.
The FUSSAG delegation were received by the Registrar, Mr. John K. Nyan; Director of Finance, Mrs. Elizabeth Obese; Executive Secretary, Vice-Chancellors Ghana, Mr. Peter Adahiwe Kaba and Public Relation Officer, Major (Rtd) Kofi Baah Bentum.