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General News Sat, 11 May 2019

Minister thumps up UEW Governing Council, others for their commitment

Central Regional Minister, Kwamina Duncan in a group shot with members of the Council

The Central Regional Minister, Kwamina Duncan has commended the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba particularly the Vice Chancellor, Rev Fr Prof. Anthony Afful Broni and the senior staffs for maintaining law and order in the institution.

He has also appreciated the development agenda of leaders in ensuring the university attain its highest height in terms of infrastructure.

According to Mr. Duncan, the University has contributed tremendously to youth empowerment both within and outside the region towards the socio-economic development of the country over the years.

He disclosed this at a ceremony to cut sod for a construction of an ultra-modern Food Court for the students to have access to a healthy food on campus as well as construction of a restaurant for dignitaries and visitors at the North campus.

The ceremony was also used to unveil the University's Clothing Unit which is expected to take care of all sewing activities in the school.

Mr. Kwamina Duncan was optimistic the provision of such facilities by the university would go a long way to help in the development of the institution and therefore pledged of government support to delivering of quality education.

However, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Rev Fr Prof Anthony Afful Broni said management is expecting the contractor to complete the project on the exact given time frame as management periodically visit the site to access progress of work.

He hinted about GHc1.3 million has been invested into the project so far and therefore are expecting all to be completed as scheduled.

Professor Afful Broni added the project when completed would ease students, staff and visitors from lots of earlier obstacles they have to endure during the term of stay or visit.



Meanwhile, the acting Director of Works and Development at the University, Kwame Danso also outlined how the edifice of the Food Court and restaurant would be like when completed saying it would be a great sign of relieve to students as accessibility and proximity of getting basic needs of life would no more be a challenge.

Source: Eric Owusu Amponsah
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