Jackson College of Education (JCE) has inducted astute entrepreneur Anthony Gyasi-Fosu into office as the new council chairman at a colourful event in Kumasi.
He took over from Professor S.K. Afrane who held the position for 10 years with impactful achievements by the college under his leadership.
Prior to his investiture, Mr. Gyasi-Fosu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans Limited, was a member of the council and contributed immensely to the development of the college, which is now the leading private college of education in the country.
He has rich experience in Finance and Administration and served as the chairman of the finance, audit and development committee of the council.
Mr. Gyasi-Fosu, a product of Harvard University, also holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership in Development Finance from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany.
Besides, he has an Executive MBA in Finance and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
He obtained his Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Agriculture Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
The Director of Jackson College of Education, Prof. Ebenezer Jackson, said the appointment of Mr. Gyasi-Fosu was a blessing and prayed to God to grant him wisdom and guidance to discharge his duties in his new role.
According to him, Mr. Gyasi-Fosu’s high sense of integrity and useful contributions informed the decision by the council to unanimously settle on him as the new chairman.
Dr. Mrs. Ernestina Fredua Anto, Deputy Chairman of the council, also requested God to grant the new chairman grace and divine favour to undertake the task ahead of him.
She pledged the support of management and council members to the new chairman, and assured him of their commitment to contribute to the success of his stewardship.
Mr. Gyasi-Fosu acknowledged the huge responsibility that comes with his new position and assured members of the council, management and the entire staff of his commitment to take the institution to a higher level.
He called for the support of all and sundry to make the college the obvious choice for students as far as teacher education in Ghana is concerned.
From Ernest Kofi Adu, Kumasi