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General News of Friday, 12 January 2018

Source: starrfmonline.com

UMaT to be named after UGCC’s Paa Grant

UMaT is likely to be renamed the George Grant University of Mines and Technology UMaT is likely to be renamed the George Grant University of Mines and Technology

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Tarkwa is to be named after a founding father of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) Alfred George Paa Grant, President Akufo-Addo has disclosed.

The President made the disclosure during the investiture of former President John Agyekum Kufuor as the first chancellor of the Tarkwa- based university.

According to the President, efforts are underway to get parliamentary approval for the University to be called George Grant University of Mines and Technology.

President Akufo-Addo revealed that Paa Grant’s vision years back fits into the current vision of the University.

The University is also to be allotted a GHC5 million annual budget to help it to complete some key projects from started by the Mahama administration.

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