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University of Energy and Natural Resources to be named after Dr Busia

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), Sunyani in the Bono Region is to be named after the late Prime Minister of the Second Republic, Professor Kofi Abrefa Busia, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced.

He made the announcement at the 4th Congregation of the University in Sunyani. "Following the decision taken by the University's Council on August 3, 2018, the university will be named after one of the illustrious sons of the region, Professor K.A Busia after the decision had received Parliamentary approval ", he stated.

In an intercepted letter by signed by the registrar, Solomon Panford, inviting representatives of the Wenchi Traditional Council and the Sofoase Yefri to the 4th Congregation, it is revealed that it was the intention of the Government to rename the university in honour of K.A. Busia.

The letter reads: "… We have been directed by His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana to inform the Wenchi Traditional Council of the government’s intention to rename the University of Energy and Natural Resources after your illustrious son, Prof. Kofi Abrefa Busia on the occasion of the 4th Congregation of the University…"

Aug. 10, 2019