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Ghanaian Times ghanaiantimes.com.gh 25 Nov, 2021 10:45 am

11 Ghanaian scholars inducted into GAAS

11 Ghanaian scholars inducted into GAAS

The newly inductees who had played significant roles in their various professions, as well as contributed immensely in national development were the immediate past Chief Justice, Ms Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo, and Vice – Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo.Others are an Akan Language Educator, Professor Kofi Agyekum; an Associate Professor at the University of Ghana, Martin Odei Ajei; a Professor of African Languages and Literature, Adams Bonlacher Bodomo; Economist, Professor Peter Quartey; Director-General of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Professor Victor Kwame Agyeman.The rest are the Head of Department of Clinical Pathology at Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Professor Regina Appiah-Opong; Professor of Global Non-Communicable Disease, Peter Richter Lamptey; Professor of Medical Microbiology at the University of Ghana, Eric Sampane-Donkor and a Computer Scientist, Dr Nii Narku Quaynor.• Prof Emeritus Samuel Kofi Sefah Dedeb(left) inducting the new fellows Photo: Godwin Ofosu-Acheampong Eleven renowned Ghanaian scholars were yesterday inducted as fellows of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS), during the Academy’s 2021 Founder’s Week celebration held in Accra.

The President of GAAS, Professor Samuel Kofi Sefa-Dedeh, said GAAS had become a cradle of multi-disciplinary knowledge, where members come to further enrich the academy and themselves.He added that Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) was collaborating with some Fellows of the Ghana GAAS, led by Prof.

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