The Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba, has reinstated as substantive Vice Chancellor, on Monday, February 7, 2022.
Professor Mawutor Avoke expressed his appreciation to the governing council for upholding the court’s instructions in a brief press conference following his reinstatement.
“We have returned to the University that we love, a University that we have been a part of since 1992. What the University urgently requires now is Unity, Reconciliation, and Peace, and this my administration, with the support of the University Council, will collectively achieve this goal,” he said.
Chairman of the governing council of the University of Education, Winneba, Nana Ofori Ansah, hinted that the council’s action was in accordance with the High Court’s order. The order attempts to bring an end to the saga.
He stated that the President’s vision, wish, and hope was for the litigations to come to an end in some way, and that the long impasse had come to an end with the court judgement on February 2, 2022, at the University of Education, Winneba.
He went on to say that he was willing to work with the governing council to address the cases of the other five employees so that they may return.
This action follows a directive from the a Winneba High Court ordering the University’s council to immediately reinstall Prof Avoke as Vice-Chancellor of UEW, along with five other University staff. The Vice-Chancellor also stated that it was important to recognize that all stakeholders must work in an honest, hardworking, and dedicated manner to achieve the developmental objective of the University of Education, Winneba.