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Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana, TTAG, is managed by five administrative sectors namely; Eastern-Greater Accra(EGA), Ashanti-Brong Ahafo(ASHBA), The three Northern Regions(ATTRICONS), Western-Central(WEC), and VOLTA. Each Sector is managed by it president and other executives.
Over the weeks, we brought to you the first female president of the Western-Central(WEC) sector, Erica Arthur. Today, our medium has landed in the three Northern Regions, ATTRICONS, to interview it president, Abdulai Sifaidu, for 2019/2020 TTAG year.
In our exclusive interview on cedinews.com, Mr. Abdulai Sifaidu, raised concern on how TTAG-ATTRICONS is bedevilled with financial constraints. He added that, financing his sector is his major goal. We further asked how he intend financing his sector, he said, “there are many Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) out there for assistance, we seeked for that (their assistance) at college level and it was successful.
Our medium further asked his source of motivation which drives him to attain higher heights. He said, “I’m mostly motivated with what society and my religion for that matter, expect me to do. For instance; my religion expect me attain higher standards both in this world and the hereafter”.
Abdulai Sifaidu is a prospective level 300 student of the Tamale College of Education, TACE. He started his leadership journey at the primary level at Gbimsi R/C Primary school as the class representative (Class Rep). Climbing the academic ladder to the Junior High School, he was elected school prefect at the Gbimsi power of God R/C JHS. In the Senior High School, Mr. Sifaidu became the SRC President of Walewale SHS. During his days in SHS, he was also the deputy financial secretary for Mamprugu Student Union (MAMSU).
His leadership skills acquired over the years in primary, JHS and SHS manifested in his tertiary level making electorates elect him as the SRC president for Tamale College of Education, TACE, in the 2018/2019 academic year. Currently, he heads TTAG-ATTRICONS as it president.