May 15, 2018

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye has said Ghana needs accountants as an instrument for national development.

He recounted his days as a Member of Parliament when he made a strong statement on the floor of the House, the House was approving a Bill to move the Institute of Professional Studies (IPS) to University of Profession Studies (UPS).

“We should ensure that UPS is not turn into liberal arts institution after some time, we need accountants and all accountancy related subjects were not to relegate to the background”.

The Speaker made this remarks when the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountant Ghana (ICAGH) Christian Sottie and Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW) President Nick Parker called on him.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/