Information reaching GhanaNewsPage.Com is that a new Governing Council for the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) will be inaugurated today.

The interim Council is met this morning, and the new members that the government presented will be sworn in after that, according to the KNUST Public Relations Officer, Kwame Yeboah.

“From what I gather, new members will be sworn in today,” he said on the Citi Breakfast Show.

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He also said representatives from the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), and the Teachers and Education Workers Union (TEWU), have been retained on the Governing Council.

On when the school will reopen, Mr. Yeboah said the council will provide more clarity after the meeting.

“We won’t be able to tell but what I can say  is that it will be very soon. Immediately after the meeting, a statement will come out and I can assure the general public it will be very soon.”

He continued to suggest that “possibly they [students] might have to go home for the Christmas holidays and come back and write the examination.

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The Chancellor of the University, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, had been leading efforts to ensure the university reconstituted its Governing Council.

Source: Ghana | GhanaNewsPage.Com

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