The principal of the Accra College of Education, Dr. Samuel Awinkene Atintono has called on the government to grant the college a financial clearance to fill in critical existing vacancies in both academic and administrative positions.
According to him, the financial clearance when granted by the government will enable them to recruit staff to enhance academic work on their campus.
In an interview with Mr Samuel Awinkene Atintono during the 11th congregation ceremony of the college, which saw 583 graduate from the college, he disclosed that the college needs some support to required more hostel facilities to be able to accommodate students in the college.
However, special Guest of honour for the congregation, Prof. Dominic Dabire Kuupole who is also former Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast(UCC) in his address stated that, it is important to remind newly qualified or beginning teachers and those who train them that they have chosen an enterprise on which many lives depend and this is why it is important for every nation to promote teacher education.
Dr. Samuel Awinkene Atintono used the platform to thank the minister of energy for providing the college with 100 streets lights valued at one hundred Ghana cedis to improve security in the campus and advise graduates go out and work hard in their field of work.