The University of Education, Winneba UEW has not yet been able to appoint a new Vice-chancellor as the reign of Prof. Afful Broni has elapsed and an acting vice-chancellor.
Failure of the school to appoint a substantiative vice-chancellor is due to a pending legal action taken against the UEW which is yet to be uncovered.
Due to a speech made by the council chairman, Nana Ansah I the graduation of 11,477 students, he revealed that the school has not been able to elect a new vice-chancellor because there is a pending legal against taken against the institution.
He also revealed that the university appointed the new acting vice-chancellor in other to execute the court case before permission will be granted by the court to elect a new vice-chancellor.
“On the 30th of September 2021, the office of Prof. Afful Broni ended and so there was a need to appoint a new vice-chancellor to control the affairs of the institution. This hasn’t come to pass because there is a pending legal action taken against the school.
He also added that a gap will be created if the university does not elect an acting vice-chancellor, Prof Andy Ofori Birikorang according to the code of the school to fill that gap before a substantiative vice-chancellor be elected after the pending court case.
Nana Ofori Ansah I however called on the executives of the university to help the acting vice-chancellor continue the work he has started in other to build a better future for the students.
“Council wants to assure the university of education, winneba UEW, and the general public that efforts will be made to get the university a substantive Vice-Chancellor as soon as the way is made clear,” he added.