19-Year-Old University Of Ghana Business School Student, Solomon Etornom Asuhene Emerges As The Youngest Chartered Accountant In Ghana

Solomon Etornam Asuhene, a level 300 BSc. Administration student at the University of Ghana Business School has become the youngest Chartered Accountant in Ghana at age 19.

At the recently held 32nd Graduation ceremony of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG), Solomon was mentioned as the youngest Chartered Accountant to be graduating with the Institute at the record age of 19 years.

Solomon joined ICAG, the body recognized for overseeing Professional Accountancy in Ghana, as a student in 2017 when he was in level 100.

At his first sitting, he wrote 3 papers out of 4 as he had to defer his paper in Commercial Law for the next sitting. In part 2, Solomon took studies in all the 6 courses and wrote 7 papers (including the deferred paper from the previous sitting). He passed all papers and has an unsung record of a 7/7 pass. At part three, he passed 2 out of 4 papers in his first attempt but passed the remaining two at his next attempt. With a track completion time of 2 years, all 14 papers have been cleared by the young champ.

Currently, Solomon is majoring in Insurance under the Department of Finance in the Business School and is also the Organizing Secretary of the UGBS students’ council, the Business House Junior Common Room (BHJCR). In his current office, he contributed tremendously to the Organizing of the 40th Management Week Celebration together with the executives of the 2018/19 BHJCR administration as chairman of the UGBS students Council Central Planning Committee.

Achieving such a remarkable feat, he encourages all students to apply diligence and perseverance to their academics and as well takes action to pursue higher education. Solomon aspires to play a role in the field of auditing and investment banking in the near future.

Congratulations to Solomon Etornam Asuhene!

source: University of Ghana Business School

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