The Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science Technology (KNUST), Otumfuo Osei Tutu II the Asantehene has applauded and showered praises on the immediate past Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Kwesi Obiri-Danso.
Speaking at the Investiture of Prof. Rita Akosua Dickson as the new Vice-Chancellor of the university, which had various dignitaries including the president, Nana Akufo-Addo and the Education Minister Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh present, the Asantehene acknowledged the great contributions of all the past Vice-Chancellors for their visionary leadership skills which led to the significant development of the institution especially Professor Kwesi Obiri-Danso.
“Your Excellency, KNUST has been very fortunate to have had visionary leaders who led this great Institution through periods of significant development. Kindly, permit me to acknowledge the great contribution of all the past Vice-Chancellors, some of whom are here with us today as a sign of support and solidarity. I would like to mention specially Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso, the immediate past Vice-Chancellor of this University who saw the potential in our current vice-chancellor and offered her the unique opportunity to partner him as the Pro Vice-Chancellor during his term.
As one of the most development-oriented Vice-Chancellors of our time, Kwasi, I say to you ayekoo for a job well done. You have paid your due to KNUST and the evidence is glaring for all to see”.The Asantehene in his course of delivering his speech also congratulated the three new Provosts who also assume office from, 1st August, 2020 on their well-deserved appointment. They are Professor Christian Agyare for the College of Health Sciences; Professor Ben Kwaku Branoh Banful for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; and Professor Charles Ofosu Marfo for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.