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General News of Thursday, 19 January 2012

Source: GNA

University of Ghana inaugurates hall in honour of first female graduate

Accra, Jan. 19, GNA - The University of Ghana on Thursday inaugurated another newly constructed 400-room hall named after its first female graduate, the late Mrs Elizabeth Frances Baaba Sey (nee Biney).

She enrolled in the then University College of the Gold Coast in 1950 and graduated in 1953, after which she was appointed District Education Officer for Sekondi.

Mrs Sey died in 1991.

Three halls have already been named after Dr Hilla Limman, Former President of Ghana, Professor Alexander A. Kwapong, First Ghanaian Vice Chancellor of the University and Mr Jean Nelson Aka, Former Managing Director of ECOBANK to provide extended accommodation to the increasing student population of the University.