JUST IN: UEW Shut Down Indefinitely over Chaos on Campus

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has been closed down for the next one week.This follows the Central Regional Minister’s visit with some state officials to assess the situation on the university campus after the police fired tear gas and water cannons on some students demonstrating on campus.

Speaking in an interview with GBC’s Radio Ghana, a Senior Lecturer at the UEW, Dr. Vincent  Adzahlie Mensah said the students have been asked to leave campus.

Outcome of the Central Regional Minister’s Visit

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File Photo: Kwamina Duncan

In connection with the UEW saga, a media briefing has been held at Winneba.

Speaking at the briefing, the Central Regional Minister, Kwamina Duncan who is also the Head of the Regional Security Council said the closure of the school will bring peace and tranquility to the UEW campus whilst the stakeholders find lasting solution to the agitations.

Demonstration on campus

The students are demanding the return of a number of dismissed lecturers and the immediate dismissal of the Vice Chancellor, Rev. Prof. Afful-Broni.

The Junior Common Room, the windscreen of the Students Representative Council bus and a notice board have all been damaged.

GBC

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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