Public Universities Bill complicated, unworkable, suppressive- Fomer UCC Pro-VC

A former Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast has described the newly drafted Public Universities bill as complicated, unworkable and suppressive.

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“In this context, I challenge students in the light of promoting peace for sustainable development and stability not to stay on the fence for the sake of political convenience in the current seeming tension brewing on our campuses as a result of the Public Universities Bill,” told his audience.

According to government “the purpose of the Public Universities Bill is to provide the procedure for the establishment of Public Universities, principles of management of Public universities, the legal status of Public universities, the procedure for financing Public universities and administration and supervision of the activities of Public universities and related matters.”

Read the full Bill here