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2018 Graduation

Graduands who completed their program of study will be presented at the ceremony. Accordingly those who wish to be presented are requested to register and pay an amount of Five Hundred Ghana Cedis (GHC 500.00) to the Institute's Finance Office or Accounts details below, on or before Monday, 15Th January, 2018 and present a receipt or payment slip at the Graduation Secretariat to collect the academic gowns and other graduation items.

Accounts Details:

Account Name: Institute of Local Government Studies

Account Number: 0100126551604

Bank: Standard Chartered Bank, Legon Branch

The amount covers congregation publications, hiring of academic gowns, official photographs, certificates folders, Institute's souvenirs and administrative costs. No registration will be accepted after the deadline. Graduands are requested to provide the following information at the graduation secretariat for the registration.

  • Name of Graduand
  • Program of Study
  • Index Number
  • Contact Address
  • Telephone
  • Email Address

 Rehearsal will be held for graduands on Friday, 26 Th January, 2018 at 4.00 pm.

Graduate Programs


The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is a public management development institution established under an Act of Parliament, 647 of 2003. The Institute was commissioned in 1999 as a project of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development as part of efforts by the Government of Ghana to equip the local government system to play a pivotal role in development and poverty reduction.

The main functions of the Institute as per Section 4 of Act 647 are to:

  • Arrange courses, workshops, seminars and conferences for persons engaged in areas of local governance;
  • Prescribe the qualification of persons eligible for training at the Institute;
  • Undertake and promote research in local government;
  • Develop training materials for members of the Regional Co-ordinating Cuncils, Distric Assemblies, and other local government units;
  • Publish literature relevant to local government;
  • Develop specialized libraries for purposes of local government;
  • Provide consultancy and advisory services to the Central Government, units of local government and any other body that may require those services;
  • Collaborate with national and international institutions of relevance in the performance of its functions;
  • Award certificates, diplomas and higher qualifications as may be agreed upon by the Institute and approved by the national Accreditation Board and
  • Perform other functions assigned to it by the sector Minister


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