Management of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has asked students and staff to report on Thursday, February 24.
This follows the suspension of UTAG’s strike by the national executives.
According to a twitter post the Management of KNUST says, “It is announced that the information of students and staff that, following the suspension of the industrial action by UTAG, lectures for the 2022 Academic Year will begin on Thursday 24TH February, 2022′.
— KNUST (@KNUSTGH) February 22, 2022
Read the full statement below:
UTAG Suspends Strike For 2 Weeks
The leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has held an emergency meeting, which culminated in a decision to suspend the seven-week old strike.
According to a press release issued on Monday, February 21, UTAG’s National Executive Committee (NEC) considered a number of factors before coming to the decision.
Among the factors are appeals made by respected eminent leaders like former President John Agyekum Kufuor, who is the Chancellor of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), and Sir Sam Jonah, who is the Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC).
At the meeting, NEC of UTAG resolved as follows: “that UTAG should heed to the advice of the eminent leaders, the Select Committee on Education and the court ruling to suspend our strike action up to 4th March, 2022 to engage with government”.