UEW council ratifies certificates and promotions

Kwabia Owusu-Mensah GNA

Kumasi, Aug.12, GNA –
The newly constituted Governing Council of the University of Education Winneba
(UEW) has ratified all certificates, degrees and diplomats awarded by the
defunct council of the university from September 2013 to June 2016.

The council had also
ratified all staff promotions which required its ratification within that

Professor Emmanuel
Nicholas Abakah, Chairman, said the Council had further approved all
convocation elections which required its ratification and very soon, all new
appointments which would require the ratification the council would be done.

Prof. Abakah made
these known at the second session of the 21st congregation of the university at
the College of Technology Education (COLTEK) in Kumasi on Saturday.

Two thousand one
hundred and twelve (2,112) students from 12 study centres of the northern
sector who had pursued various courses in technical, vocational, business
management and early childhood education of the Institute for Educational
Development and Extension (IEDE) were presented with certificates, diplomats
and degrees.

Prof. Abakah denied
rumours currently circulating on the various campuses of the university that
the newly constituted council were going to terminate appointments made by the
defunct council and said that was not true and advised the affected staff to
ignore it.

He said the prime
objective of the new council was to ensure that any form of corruption and
financial malfeasance in the UEW was eliminated from all the campuses.

The transformation of
the UEW “into corruption-free institution which shall be really unattractive to
any nefarious fortune seeker or a rogue” would be pursued vigorously, he

Prof. Abakah charged
the graduands to serve as ambassadors of the university at all times.

Reverend Fr. Professor
A. Afful-Broni, acting Vice Chancellor said the graduands were critical human
resource that would propel and showcase the contribution of the university to
educational development.

He asked them to
exhibit professionalism, abilities and competencies that were required to
enable them discharge their obligations in the classrooms.


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