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Baba Iklimah Emerges Victorious as ATTRICONS Women’s Commissioner

The 29th annual delegates congress of the Association of Teacher Trainees in Colleges of Northern Sector (ATTRICONS) concluded with a resounding victory for Baba Iklimah, who clinched the position of Women’s Commissioner for the 2024-2025 academic year. Held on the 24th of March 2024 in Navrongo, Upper East Region, the congress marked a pivotal moment for the professional organization representing teacher trainees in colleges across the northern region.

Baba Iklima, hailing from Tamale College of Education, faced off against her contender, Bandim Hannah of Bagabaga College of Education. The contest was fierce, but in the end, Iklimah secured a decisive win with 44 votes, while Hannah garnered 17 votes, with one spoilt ballot. With a total of 62 cast votes, Iklima’s victory was a testament to her leadership qualities and the confidence entrusted in her by her peers.

The role of Women’s Commissioner within ATTRICONS is critical, as it involves advocating for the rights, interests, and welfare of female teacher trainees across the northern colleges. Iklimah’s previous experience as the Women’s Commissioner for Tamale College of Education in the 2023/2024 academic year undoubtedly prepared her for the challenges ahead. Her victory symbolizes not only personal achievement but also a commitment to serving and empowering women in the teaching profession.

ATTRICONS, as an organization, plays a multifaceted role in supporting teacher trainees. From advocacy and representation to professional development, networking, and policy advocacy, ATTRICONS serves as a vital platform for trainees to voice their concerns, enhance their skills, and contribute to the improvement of teacher education in the region. The association’s focus on welfare, support, and community engagement underscores its holistic approach to nurturing future educators.

Iklima’s win reflects the collective aspirations of teacher trainees in the northern colleges and highlights the significance of female leadership in education. As she assumes her new role as ATTRICONS Women’s Commissioner, Iklima embarks on a journey to champion the rights and interests of her fellow trainees, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for professional growth and development.

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, the role of organizations like ATTRICONS becomes increasingly vital. Through collaborative efforts and dedicated leadership, ATTRICONS continues to pave the way for excellence in teacher education and contribute to the overall development of the education sector in the northern region.

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