Inauguration of New Governing Council

A 15-Member Governing Council of the University of Mines and Technology was inaugurated at the Ministry of Education on Monday, 26th February, 2024 following appointments by the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on 16th February, 2024.

The inauguration ceremony which was conducted at the instance of the President under the auspices of the Hon. Minster of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum saw the swearing in of Very Reverend Professor Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante, the immediate past Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, Ghana as the Chairperson of the University Council with membership as follows: Professor Richard Kwasi Amankwah, Vice Chancellor; Hon. Ama Pomaa Boateng, Government Appointee; Professor Mark Adom Asamoah, Government Appointee; Professor Yayra Dzakadzie, Government Appointee; Mr Kwame Agyare Acheampong, Government Appointee; Reverend Father George Eduayaw Ansah, Representative of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Senior High Schools; Mr Sulemanu Koney, Representative of the Ghana Chamber of Mines; Professor Bernard Kumi-Boateng, Representative of  Convocation (Professorial); Dr Henry Otoo, Representative of Convocation (Non-Professorial), Mr Bashirudin Adams, Representative of the Senior Staff Association of Ghana;  Ms Cecilia Baffoe, Representative of the Junior Staff Association; Dr Noble Peter Emerson Sampson, Alumni Representative; Mr Emmanuel Frimpong-Manso, Student Representative Council (Undergraduate) and Mr Benjamin Nana Nyamekye, Representative Graduate Students Association of Ghana.

Present at the swearing-in were Mrs Maamle Andrews, Chief Director at the Ministry of Education and Mr Larry Botchway, Public Relations Officer at the Ministry. Officers from the University who attended the ceremony were; Professor Anthony Simons, Pro Vice Chancellor, Mr Matthew K. Okrah, Registrar and Mr Jonathan Sakoe, Finance Officer.


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