(By Djanie Abdul-Raheem K.K., Dep. Administrative Clerk, General Services/PRO, Regent Ghana Students' Parliament)
Oliver Komi Mawunyo Aziator, a fourth year Computer Science student has been elected as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Private Universities Students' Association of Ghana (PUSAG).
He was elected at the recently held congress of PUSAG which took place from Thursday, 18th to Sunday, 21st September, 2014. The event was held at the main campus of Central University College, Miotso.
After successfully going through the vetting process, the "impressive and brilliant" Oliver, as described by the panelist, went on to win the election by a landslide victory, obtaining 92% of the total valid votes cast.
The handing over ceremony took place on Saturday, 18th October, 2014 at Christian Service University College, Kumasi.
PUSAG was established in 2007 to serve as the umbrella body for students in private tertiary institutions in Ghana.
Prior to being elected, Oliver K. M. Aziator served the Regent-Ghana Students' Union in the capacity of Clerk to Parliament and Administrative Secretary for the 2013/2014 students' year.
In his congratulatory message to the newly-appointed PUSAG executive; the Speaker of the Regent-Ghana Students' Parliament, Rt. Hon. Jude Selorm Eastwood, on behalf of the entire student community, congratulated Master Aziator for the success chalked while wishing him all the best in his new role. The Speaker, who described the newly elected COO as a promising young leader also said Master Aziator's victory is a great source of pride and honour to the Regent Ghana Students' Union and one that should be shared by the entire university community.
He further charged the newly elected officer to execute his duties with diligence in order to promote the good name of the University.
The Speaker expressed his admiration for his able clerk and went on to say, "having worked with him, I believe in his commitment and dedication towards championing the course of students at all given times".
The University community congratulates Oliver on his new appointment, and wishes him well in the discharge of his duties.