The Institute of Local Government Studies has held its first matriculation ceromony for its first intake of undergraduate students persuing various programmes both at the Accra and Tamale campuses. Students for the undergraduate programmes (Local Governance and Development Studies) have been admitted to both level 100 and 200 depending on the initial qualification at intake.

The ceremony also saw the latest batch of its masters students who have been admitted into various programmes also going through matriculation. Before students took their matriculation oath, the Director of the Institute, Professor Nicholas Awortwe in his address underscored the importance of the relatively small class sizes and urged the students to take advantage and have direct and close engagement with the Lecturers to derive the maximum benefits from the programme.

Professor Awortwe also highlighted the massive transformation that is currently going on in terms of infrastruture at both campuses of the ILGS in Accra and Tamale as well the new infrastruture for Local Government Service coming up at Akumadan in the Ashanti region.