Alumni to appeal gov't over Katanga and Conti conversion

Alumni to appeal gov’t over Katanga and Conti conversion
Some former students of the Unity Hall at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), say they will appeal the Ministry of Education to pause a decision by the University’s Authorities to change the two male halls that’s Unity Hall (Conti ) and University Hall (Katanga) into mixed Halls coming Next Academic .
This two great male halls that’s Unity Hall (Conti ) and University Hall (Katanga) will be  into mixed Halls coming Next Academic  in order to ensured gender balance thus meeting international standards according to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST Schools Administration or Authorities
Moreover, some student believes that changing of this two great Male Halls to ensure that long-standing quarrel or dispute is restrain and this long-standing disputes has result in many blood incidences in the past years.
 
The former students of this two Male halls that’s Unity Hall (Continentals) and University Hall (Katangees)  are though fighting the change, saying the motive given by the school Management is not decent sufficient to breakdown the Two males tradition Halls of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST
 
A previous Unity Hall Leader, George Tetteh Wayo, designated their tenacity to Citi News, saying the former students will go every distance to realize that the verdict is retreated or upturned.
 
“We’ll put up a petition to the Education Minister because, definitely, it is that arm of government that looks into matters of education. So we would have to apply and we will put in that petition for the minister to look into the matter, and we have justifiable reasons why we think that this move by the university is not proper,” Mr. Wayo said.
The Representative of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, Kwame Yeboah Jnr., told Gemma Appiah of Citi FM’s partner station, Focus FM that, the School pursues to meet global standards of gender equilibrium on University campuses.

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