General News of Thu, 25 Apr 201918

Veep to deliver lecture in honour of Prof. Collier in UK

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday left Accra for Oxford, United Kingdom, to speak at a series of lectures at Oxford University in honour of renowned British development economist Sir Paul Collier.

Prof. Collier served as the Professor of Economics and Public Policy in the Blavatnik School of Government and he also served as the Director of the International Growth Centre.

The renowned economist was also the Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies and a Professorial Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford.

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Prof. Collier served as a senior advisor to the Blair Commission for Africa and was the Director of the Development Research Group at the World Bank between 1998 and 2003.

A statement issued by Mr Frank Agyei-Twum, Head of Communications at the Office of the Vice President, said Dr Bawumia will return to Accra on Saturday, April 27.

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