Seth Odame-Mensah was born to Mr. Emmanuel Odame Mensah and Beatrice Afua Aseidua. His user friendly name in the political circles is Daasebre Born and bred in a village closer to the Biggest Tree in West Africa. Seth started and completed his Primary Education at Akim Asene Arthur Preparatory School in the Eastern region of Ghana. He was part of the third batch of his “alma matar” and completed with the best results from BECE.
Seth was fortunate to move from the forest zone at that tender age to the coastal area pursue Secondary Education at Ghana National College in Cape Coast (one of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s own school)
After gathering some working experience with Ghana Education Service, Seth had admission to the University of Cape Coast in 2008 to pursue BSC Psychology. Currently Seth Odame-Mensah is pursuing a Master of Philosophy in Educational Psychology
Seth has a guiding principle which he has coined “ Human Nature is a problem and thus Leadership should not be the absence of problems but the presence of solutions” thus he has always availed himself whenever he has the opportunity to serve.
Seth has both be appointed and elected on several occasions to serve both in the society and students front
He has been elected to serve in the following capacities. Valco Hall Students Representative Council (SRC Rep.1), Valco Hall President, International Relations Secretary of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS IRS), currently President of Graduate Students Association of Ghana University of Cape Coast.
He has been nominated to serve on boards and committees to champion students interest. Notable are the Residence Committee of UCC, Valco Hall Council, the Executive council of UCC SRC,, NUGS electoral Commission, NUGS REP on Cuba Solidarity Campaign, Board of Trustee of the Students Emergency Relief Fund and the GRASAG RESEARCH FUND, Institutional Advancement Board, a member of the Governing Council of UCC among others
Among others he has been in the students struggle of this country close to a decade. After several years of divided front of NUGS he was part of the student leaders who fought for the unity the union is now enjoying. He was part of the delegation that sought to secure office space and a vehicle for the smooth running of NUGS.
Daasebre has passion of children, the aged and youth work. He has developed the ability to relate well without any prejudice to race. He is an excellent team player, selfless and an inspirer. His peers could best describe his human relations. He believes that when great minds meet they discuss ideas to better the lots of society. He is always open for new ideas and do not relent in the struggle to achieve expected goals for humanity.He is believes that with God all things are possible and the journey mankind remains forward.