UPSA renamed after founder Nana Opoku Ampomah
| Updated Apr 25, 2018 at 3:10pm
President Akufo-Addo said the renaming is in appreciation of the contribution of Nana Opoku Ampomah
The Council of the University of Professional Studies has renamed the University after its founder, Nana Opoku Ampomah.
The decision which has been accepted by President Akufo-Addo is now waiting for Parliamentary approval.
If approved by the legislature, the University will now be known as Opoku Ampomah University of Professional Studies.
President Akufo-Addo announced this at a Special Congregation of the University in Accra.
The congregation was to confer on the President of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad Doctor of Law, honoris causa.
The University also conferred on Nana Opoku Ampomah, founder and first Director of IPS now UPS Doctor of Business, Honoris causa.
This is in appreciation of their contribution to society, building lives and changing destinies.
President Akufo-Addo said the renaming is in appreciation of the contribution of Nana Opoku Ampomah.
President Akufo-Addo also announced the setting up of a Special Research fund for the purpose of funding relevant and specific research work at the institutions of higher learning.
This will be in addition to the existing book and research allowance.
President Akufo-Addo said a unified commission for tertiary education is in the offing. This will streamline accreditation and affiliation policies of the Universities.