UPSA SRC trouble deepens as GA sets up Commission of Inquiry into Akwaaba, NUGS weeks

Members of the five-member Commission of Inquiry subscribing to the Oath administered to them by the Speaker of the General Assembly

A five-member Commission of Inquiry has been set up to probe some questionable transactions during both the SRC Akwaaba week and the local National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) week celebrations.

The Commission was set up on Friday by the General Assembly of the UPSA SRC at the instigation of the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Prince Courage Gavi, UPSANEWSROOM.com’s Osei Kumi reported.

The SRC Akwaaba week held to usher in fresh students and NUGS week celebrations were both held during the first Semester in 2019.

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Commission Chairperson, Ibrahim Abdul-Aziz

However, a majority of GA members questioned some monies spent during the two events and pushed for a probe into happenings.

Announcing the formation of the Commission at the first GA meeting of the Second Semester, Rt. Hon. Prince Courage Gavi, gave the members a maximum of two weeks to complete their work and submit their report.

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The Commission of Inquiry will be chaired by Ibrahim Abdul-Aziz, a final year Business Administration student of the school and the current Vice President of the Association of Business Administration Students (ABAS).

He is also the immediate past Speaker of ABAS Senate and a former Majority leader of the UPSA Parliament House.

Mr Abdul-Aziz will be assisted by Enoch Pobee, a Level 300 Accounting student, as the Deputy Chairperson of the Commission.

Mr Pobee is currently the Speaker of DASA General Assembly and doubles as the Majority Leader of the 8th UPSA Parliament.

The rest of the Commission members are; Naziha Amin Gombilla (Level 200 Law student), Asiedu Bernard Adjei (Level 400 Accounting student), and Perpetual Mensah (Level 200 Law student).

The Commission is expected to establish if any wrongdoing in whatever form and shape took place during the two celebrations.

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