Universities Bill- President Akufo-Addo’s response was prepared for him – Lecturer


A Political Science speaker at the University of Ghana has blamed President Akufo-Addo's reaction to commentators on the administration's draft bill on controlling state funded colleges.


Prof. Ranford Gyampo, responding to the President's reaction said the announcement may have been composed for him.


“I want to believe it was a prepared statement that he went to read,” Prof. Gyampo told JoyNews Tuesday.


Prof. Gyampo, Head of European Studies at the University of Ghana, is among the top commentators of the draft bill.


The bill when gone into law, would among others make the greater part participation of every single state funded college's overseeing gathering, nominees of the President.


The portrayal of worker's organizations on the boards would likewise be rejected and supplanted with a solitary delegate on a rotational premise.


Admission to state funded colleges would be unified.


The legislature says the thinking behind these progressive changes is to blend the organization of the colleges.


Be that as it may, specialists are not persuaded. Prof Gyampo, for example, accepts the administration needs to shorten scholastic opportunity.




Different analysts state this would breed defilement in the granting of agreements by the colleges.


In any case, Akufo-Addo and his NPP government are resolute.


The president said the bill will be laid before the authoritative arm of government in 2019 as interviews have been finished up.


In his reaction to those battling the draft charge, Akufo-Addo depicted the worries as "wobbly" and conceived out of "wickedness making and are guileful."

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