The Kings University College (KUC), a private tertiary business institution in Accra has received accreditation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG).
Accordingly, the College’s Bachelor of Science degree programme in Accounting has been accredited by ICAG with eight exceptions for students.
The Registrar of KUC, Mr. Simon Peter Tsekpo who disclosed this in Accra, said a Memorandum of Understanding had been signed.
He said with the accreditation, students offering Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting would become chartered accountants, one year after the completion of the four- year accounting programme.
Mr. Fred N.K. Moore, the Chief Executive Officer of ICAG said the association was the only professional body mandated to regulate the training and practice of accountants in the country.
He said it was mandatory for every professional accountant to be a member of ICAG, and advised members of the student chapter to abide by the ethics of the profession and strive for excellence.
Mr Moore said ICAG certificate was internationally recognised.
The Deputy Director-General in-charge of Finance and Administration at the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Mr. Willie Orhin urged the accounting students to study hard and work diligently to become successful.
Some pioneering students of ICAG, KUC chapter were inaugurated, inducted and officially registered as members of ICAG during the ceremony.
By Joseph Edu Archison