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NPP Gov’t to rename Sunyani Uni. after Dr Busia


Government of Ghana is awaiting parliamentary approval to finally name the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), Sunyani after the late Prime Minister of the Second Republic, Professor Kofi Abrefa Busia.

This was made known by President Akufo-Addo on Saturday, 10th August, 2019, when he delivered the keynote address at the 4th graduation ceremony of the University.

“Following the decision taken by the University’s Council on August 3, 2018, the university will be named after one of the illustrious sons of the region, Professor K.A Busia after the decision had received Parliamentary approval “, he stated.

According to him, the change of name has been necessitated due to the immense contribution by the late Busia towards the country’s development.

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 830, 2011 on December 31, 2011.

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