Elikem Ziorklui: Meet the First Ghanaian President of Graduate Students at Ohio University

Elikem Ziorklui: Meet the First Ghanaian President of Graduate Students at Ohio University

  • Elikem Joseph Kofi Ziorklui from Ghana has been elected as the President of the Graduate Students Senate (GSS) at Ohio University
  • He makes history as the first Ghanaian to hold the position since the university's inception
  • Ziorklui will advance the interests, concerns, and needs of more than 5,000 Master’s and PhD students at the university

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A student from Ghana, Elikem Joseph Kofi Ziorklui, has been elected as the President of the Graduate Students Senate (GSS) at Ohio University in the United States of America.

Ziorklui makes history as the first Ghanaian to occupy such a position since the inception of the prestigious university, according to a Facebook post by former British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Deputy Editor, Ben Dotsei Malor.

As President of the Graduate Students Senate, he will advance the interests, concerns, and needs of more than 5,000 Masters and PhD students.

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Elikem Ziorklui: Meet the First Ghanaian President of Graduate Students at Ohio University
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About Elikem Joseph Kofi Ziorklui

Elikem Joseph Kofi Ziorklui is a native of Atiavi in the Volta Region of Ghana. He started as the Treasurer of the Graduate Students Senate a few months ago but quickly got elevated to the position of president.

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He's is pursuing a Master’s degree in Financial Economics at Ohio University. The alumnus of the University of Professional Studies, UPSA, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from the Ghanaian university.

Ziorklui is also a former student of Keta Business School, KETABUSCO.

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Her journey at the Ghanaian university began six years ago when life offered her the opportunity to pursue her goal to become a doctor.

After six years of hectic months and years of hard work, Philippa has finally achieved her dream, as she finally completed the programme at KNUST and is now a qualified dentist.

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In another success story, Peter Kofi Nartey Etornam faced backbreaking financial setbacks when he first set out to establish himself in the construction sector, he triumphed over the challenges.

Etornam, 30, had always had the intent to be part of the supply chain in the construction industry, but it was not until 2011 that he took a bold step to mould his ideas into reality.

Speaking in an interview with Efo Selasi on Truly Ghanaiantv, he disclosed that he had to sell dogs, emceed events, and worked other menial jobs to save towards building the Nuse Block Factory.

Source: Yen Ghana

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