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FGBMFI-Ghana and UEW Forge Strategic Partnership to Instill Christian Values in Education

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Published: Fri, 01/26/2024 - 16:36

In a move aimed at fostering collaboration between academia and Christian professionals, the National Executive Council of the Full Gospel Businessmen Fellowship International (FGBMFI), Ghana has recently paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Jobson Mitchual, of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW).

The meeting, held at the Council Chamber on the North Campus of UEW, saw the Vice-Chancellor expressing his gratitude for the visit and urging the delegation to support the university in upholding Christian principles. Prof. Mitchual emphasised the unique nature of UEW, stating, "UEW is not an ordinary university; it is preparing educators to educate our children in the future. It is God's dream."

Prof. Stephen Jobson Mitchual
Prof. Stephen Jobson Mitchual

National President of FGBMFI, Mr. Baba Mahama, on the other hand, pledged the Fellowship's support to the Vice-Chancellor's administration and the student body through mentorship programmes.

"We came purposely to extend our goodwill, support, and prayers to the Vice-Chancellor and to assure him that, as professionals, we can add value to the student body through mentorship and other relevant programmes that we have," Mr. Mahama affirmed.

Mr. Baba Mahama
Mr. Baba Mahama

Mr. Mahama expressed the Fellowship's enthusiasm in involving the student body in their mentorship initiatives to impart Christian ideals and bring additional value to their respective fields of expertise.

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Victor Antwi, commended the leadership of FGBMFI for taking the initiative to meet with the university's management. He acknowledged the significance of the collaboration and sought the fellowship's prayers for the successful realisation of the Vice-Chancellor's vision for the institution.

Prof. Victor Antwi
Prof. Victor Antwi

The Full Gospel Businessmen Fellowship International, founded in 1952 in California and officially introduced in Ghana in 1982, is the largest network of Christian businessmen and professionals. The Fellowship's vision is that "the light of God will shine forth from men to every culture, nation, race, language, and creed."

One of its primary objectives is to offer mentorship to the youth, instilling Christian values that add long-term value to their professional endeavours.

This strategic partnership between FGBMFI-Ghana and UEW signifies a unique collaboration between academic and professional entities, working towards a shared vision of nurturing individuals with strong ethical and Christian foundations in education.

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