“I leave with fond memories” – Dr. C.Y. Akwaa-Mensah
The Registrar of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Dr. Christopher Yartey Akwaa-Mensah reiterated that he leaves office with fond memories as his cohorts have assisted him discharge his duties successfully.
He said that he was highly encouraged and grateful for the support and wonderful love shown him during his period in office. He expressed his apology to whoever he might have wronged during his tenure as Registrar.
“As I leave office as Registrar of UEW, I leave with fond memories; I leave satisfied that you and I have done our bit and I need to leave for somebody to continue as it is with all journeys of life.”
“Whatever I have achieved, we have achieved together. Therefore, as I am leaving I have no bitterness within. I am the type who does not carry bitterness along. So if along the way I have stepped on anyone’s toe, I did that in the interest of the job and not for personal pleasure; so I say forgive me.” He said.
Dr. Akwaa-Mensah said this on Thursday, 28th September, 2017 at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre at North Campus during his last meeting with the Registry comprising Senior Members, Senior Staff and Junior Staff.
He encouraged everyone to work hard for the interest of the University so it gets to the pinnacle of greatness. He said, “Should the university succeed we win so likewise should it collapse we fail; thus, let’s show positive attitude towards our duties and this university shall be the greatest.”
Dr. Akwaa-Mensah leaves office at the end of the month of September. He has worked with the University for the past 24 years of which he served 12 years as the Registrar of the University. Dr. Akwaa-Mensah, the former Deputy Registrar in-charge of Personnel succeeded Mr. Justice Nii Aryeetey in 2005 as Registrar.
Staff at the Registry said lots about him, describing his retirement as sad because he is a man with a good heart and a great sense of humour.
He also received citations and a present from the Federation of the University Senior Staff Association - Ghana (FUSSAG) and staff of the Ajumako Registry.
Reporters: Godlove K.B. Tetteh and Magdalene Owusu