Friday , May 14 2021

Four popular public Universities in Ghana renamed in a Bill

Four universities, namely; University of Professional Studies in Legon, University for Development Studies in Tamale, University of Health and Allied Sciences in Volta region and University of Energy and Natural Resources renamed.

Ministry of Education has fain a draft bill, that seems to rename four public universities if it makes it to Parliament and attain approval by the Parliament without any dynamics.

With emphasis to Joy News, the drafted bill pondered on the said institutions to be;

1.University of Professional Studies is renamed after the founder, – Nana Opoku Ampomah.

2.University for Development Studies is renamed after – Jerry John Rawlings, who has the university as one of his bequests.

3.Komla Agbeli Gbedemah, is honored with the University of Health and Allied Sciences in the Volta Region, where he come from.

4.University of Energy and Natural Resources, renamed as Kofi Abrefa Busia University of Energy and Natural Resources; in honor of the second Prime Minister of Ghana(second republic).

The draft of the Public Universities Act looks to take majority membership on the council of the said Universities.



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