Elected officers of the African University College of Communications chapter of journalist for Human rights(AUCC) have been inducted into office with a call on them to be proactive in fighting social injustices.
The newly sworn in executives are Armstrong Joseph Alorgbey (President), Alibaba Valamdou (Vice presidents), Lawrencia Esi (General Secretary), John Yao (Financial Secretary), Mercy Nyampong (Event Coordinator) and Dennis Boateng (Communication Director).
Supervising the event, Acting President of AUCC, Professor Kofi Asare bemoaned the increase in social injustices, hence the need for the JHR members to help reduce the menace in their localities.
He stressed the importance of protecting the fundamental rights of particularly the underprivileged in society through responsible journalism.
Professor Asare further challenged them to demonstrate their commitment to uplift the image of the JHR and AUCC at large.
President of the AUCC JHR Chapter, Joseph Alorgbey promised to make his administration an all inclusive one.
“I promise to operate an open door administration and I am assuring my colleagues that honesty, fairness, compassion and sincerity will be the hallmark of my administration.”
Mr. Alorgbey called for collaboration between the JHR and other splinter clubs in AUCC to make significant gains in the area of promoting human rights.
AUCC’s Dean of Student Affairs, Ogochwuku Nweke presented certificates to the outgoing executive and some dedicated members of the club.
Other dignitaries who graced the occasion included Mrs. Barbara Gyamfi (Director of Cooperate Communication at AUCC) Mr. Kwesi Yankah (Vice President of Finance and Administration) and Ms Nicole Baute, a JHR trainer from Canada.
By: Abdul Karim Naatogmah/citifmonline.com/Ghana