Police Officer Graduates As Valedictorian At The 2024 University Of Ghana Graduation

Police Officer Graduates As Valedictorian At The 2024 University Of Ghana Graduation

  • Lance Corporal Richmond Nyarko Obeng graduated from the University of Ghana with First-Class Honours in Administration (Accounting Major)
  • The police officer also emerged as the valedictorian at the University of Ghana's 2024 graduation with a GPA of 3.82
  • The Ghana Police Service, in a Facebook post, applauded the Lance Corporal for his academic excellence

A security personnel member with the Ghana Police Service, Lance Corporal Richmond Nyarko Obeng, was adjudged the valedictorian at the University of Ghana's January 2024 graduation.

The police officer who got a First Class showcased exceptional academic prowess with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.82 in Administration (Accounting Major).

In a post to celebrate him, the Ghana Police Service said it was proud of the Lance Corporal, who has been excellent since he joined the service, beginning with his training days.

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Police Officer Graduates As Valedictorian At The 2024 University Of Ghana Graduation
Lance Corporal Richmond Nyarko Obeng has been an excellent student throughout his education Photo credit: Ghana Police Service
Source: Facebook
"The Ghana Police Service is proud to celebrate the remarkable achievements of Lance Corporal Richmond Nyarko Obeng."

Lance Richmond Nyarko Obeng's academic journey

Richmond started his basic education at the Presby Basic School in Akyem Ankaase. He furthered at the Christ Mediation International School in Atimatim-Edwenease. He then continued to Adanwomase Senior High School to pursue General Science.

In the Senior High School, he served as a Dining Hall Prefect and the Secretary to the National Union of Presbyterian Students - Ghana(NUPS-G).

When he completed SHS, he was recruited into the Ghana Police Service in 2016. He passed out successfully in July 2017 as the second overall best recruit of the second batch of recruits at the National Police Training School, Tesano.

He later enrolled at the Detective Training Academy and was adjudged the overall best student/ detective of course three at the Detective Training Academy, Tesano. He is currently with the Financial Forensics Unit at the Criminal Investigation Department.

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Richmond started the University of Ghana in 2019 where he read Bachelor of Science in Administration at the School of Continuing and Distance Education. He hopes to become a Chartered Accountant one day.

NSMQ Quiz Mistress bags PhD in Environmental Science

Mrs Gladys Odey Schwinger, a Quiz Mistress of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ), has achieved a significant academic milestone by earning a doctoral degree in Environmental Science from the University of Ghana, Legon.

Previously one of three quiz mistresses during the NSMQ, Mrs Schwinger conducted the competition from the preliminary stages until Prof Elsie Effah Kaufmann took over for the quarter-final to the grande finale.

The NSMQ team celebrated Mrs. Schwinger's achievement, expressing pride in her accomplishments and recognizing her for reaching the pinnacle of academic excellence.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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