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Prof. Ellis Owusu Dabo takes lead in KNUST Pro-Vice-Chancellor election

Prof. Ellis Owusu Dabo 857 KNUST Dean of the School of Public Health, Prof. Ellis Owusu Dabo

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 Source: universnewsroom.com

Dean of the School of Public Health of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Prof. Ellis Owusu Dabo has taken an electoral lead in the race for a new Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the university.

In Wednesday’s election, Prof. Owusu Dabo polled 464 votes (48.48%) of the 957 total votes cast.

His closest contender, Prof. Wilson Agyei Agyare, who is the Dean of Students secured 392 votes representing 40.96% of the votes.

The third contender, Prof. Sir Eugenia Amporfo secured 93 endorsements.

Per the university rules regarding the conduct of an election for Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Owusu Dabo and Prof. Wilson Agyei Agyare would both be presented to the university council for one person to be selected for the office.

The next Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the university would take over from Prof. Mark Adom-Asamoah, who was appointed as acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor after the induction of Prof. Rita Akosua Dickson as Vice-Chancellor of the Unversity.

Source: universnewsroom.com
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