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UEW shutdown:Governing Council promise to restore calm

By Wendy Amarteifio
UEW shutdown:Governing Council assures to restore calm and normalcy to the school

The Governing Council of the University of Education, UEW, has assured the public they will do everything possible to restore calm and normalcy to the university.

The governing council of the University of Education Winneba says the closure of the university was necessary following the confusion and students rioting in the protest of some lecturers sacked by the Vice Chancellor. 

Meanwhile, the cost of properties vandalized by the students during the protest is being assessed by the development council of the University. 

The school released a statement in relation to the recent happenings in the University signed by the Chairman of the University of Education Winneba governing council, Prof Emmanuel Nicholas Abakah.

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Below is the statement

The governing council of the University of Education, Winneba has noted with concern the recent happenings in our Winneba campuses especially in regards to agitation escalating into violence on life and property. The Univerity is currently accessing the damaged course and will release a detailed press statement to address the issues including the misinformation that has taken the airwaves regarding the university.

The Univerity is committed to the directive of the Regional Minister Chairman of REGSEC to close the Winneba and Ajumako campuses of the University until further notice. early next week as the campus shall meet. Details for the way forward for the university will be communicated to the university community and the general public. We are by this release appealing to all to remain calm and to assure the nation that we shall do all in our power to restore calm and normalcy to the campus as soon as possible.

Prof Emmanuel Nicholas Abakah

Chairman of the Governing Council, UEW

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