The government of Ghana has committed 32.3% of Getfund resources to the implementation of priority projects and programs at the tertiary level as part of its efforts to expanding access to tertiary education in the country.
The chief director at the education ministry, Mr. Enoch Cobbinah announced that the funding will support the completion of the KNUST medical school lecture hall complex and other academic facilities.
‘Government remains committed to expanding access to tertiary education in Ghana. In this connection, an amount of 255million cedis representing 32.3% of GETFUND resources earmarked for this year has been allocated to the tertiary sector for the implementation of priority projects and programs. I am happy to announce this funding will support the completion of the KNUST medical school lecture hall complex and other academic facilities’ he said.
Mr. Enoch Cobbinah spoke on behalf of the sector minister, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh during the climax of the 51st congregation at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
The KNUST medical complex was inaugurated in 2013 and named after the Chancellor Osei Tutu II. It was inaugurated by the Akyempemhene, Oheneba AduseiPoku, who cut the tape to officially open the edifice.