Students at the University of Education-Winneba have escalated their protested over the sacking of three principal officers of the university, holding a demonstration on campus on March 13, 2019.
The principal of the College of Languages Education at Ajumako, Prof. Ephraim Avea Nsoh, was sacked because he had not been cooperating with other management members, the Daily Graphic has reported.
The local president of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), Dr. Frimpong Kakyire Duku,was also sacked after initiating legal action against the university.
The third sacked officer, an alumni representative on the University Council, Dr. Emmanuel Osei Sarpong, was given the boot for allegedly showing disrespect to the governing council.
Myjoyonline.com reports that the students largely drawn from two courses of study, marched through the north campus on March 12, 2019, chanting “Something is about to happen."
The threats were realised on day two of their protests. A crowd of students in red T-Shirts and holding sticks charged up inside the north campus.
Meanwhile, the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) is demanding the immediate resignation of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education Winneba (UEW), Rev. Prof. Anthony Afful Broni.
National President of UTAG, Dr. Eric Opoku Mensah said the resignation of Prof. Afful Broni is the only thing that prevent students from their protests.
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Dr. Opoku Mensah also called on the Governing Council of UEW to be impartial as it works to resolve the impasse at the university.
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