The Secretary of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA),
Mr Julius Atikpui has warned students of the institute to desist from rushing to the media with their grievances .
That practice, he said was even eating into the body politic of the country where “we allow the media to run the country.”
Speaking at the matriculation ceremony of the Kumasi campus of GIMPA,
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Using an incident that happened at the main campus as a reference point, he said some students failed to turn out for the matriculation and were made to pay a fine before being allowed to matriculate.
According to him, some of these students who did not understand the rationale for the fine, run to the media to complain that they were being unnecessarily charged.
He explained that the institute hired tents and chairs for the programme and “when you failed to turn up for the matriculation and we have to hire the same tents and chairs to
While admitting that most of the students were workers and had other responsibilities elsewhere, he said that could not be an excuse for them to be irresponsible and once they have applied to become students, they ought to ensure that they
The Kumasi Campus Manager of the institute,
He said from next academic year, the institute would start running the Masters in Science (MSc) in Economics and also
In all, 33 new students were matriculated.