The Tamale Technical University branch of the Dagbon Student’s Association has paid a courtesy call on the Northern regional Minister to seek his blessings and officially inform him about the Association maiden Excellence Awards/Miss DASA ahead of time.
President of the Association, H.E Fuseini Hassan Nantogma explained the concept of the schame to the landlord of the region, stating that it’s geared to reduce or eradicate negative social vices on campus, instill discipline, improve teaching and learning.
He was optimistic that the award schame would help support the fight against drugs, bleaching and poor performance at the school.
The Minister, Alhaji Shaini Alhassan Shaibu welcome the idea and urge other youth groupings to roll out similar impactful programs.
According to him, drug abuse and immoral behavior is now common among the youth, this he said, the awards schame would have an impact on the situation.
“This initiative is worth commending, intake of drugs especially Tramadol is now common in Tamale and am worried about it, now that you the youth are bringing out this schame to help streamline your colleagues Students and other youth groupings my palace will support the course, take your studies very serious and became better people tommorow”.
He advised the leadership to include other ethnic groups in Dagbon in the subsequent events.
He encouraged youth of Dagbon and Ghana at large to abstain from drunk abuse and concentrate much on their academics.
Mr. Hassan further appealed for support from individuals, organizations and chiefs for the success of the maiden event.
Meanwhile, the leadership of the Association visited the chief of Choggu, Tamale DAKPEMA, Lamashei-Naa and Wurishei Naa.
The date for the Excellence Awards/Miss DASA is Saturday 29th July 2023, and it starts at 1:00pm.