Denkyira Traditional Council Visits UCC Vice Chancellor



A nine-member delegation from the Denkyira Traditional Council has paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah.

The visit was to deepen the friendship between the Denkyira Kingdom and the University.



Members of the delegation were Nana Dr. Ntobonkyi III, Denkyira Ankobeahene, Nana Barimah Siaw Panin II, Denkyira Gyaasehene, Nana Kwesi Annan of Jukwa and Nana Sebe Agyemang, Chief of Jukwaa Mbem.The rest are Obaapanyin Akosua Agyeiwaa I, Obaapanyin of Meretwiso and Madam Noami Amponsah.

They were also accompanied by representatives of the Denkyira Development Association, including Mr. Kwabena Antwi-Konadu, Dominic Kofi Konadu and Richard Kwadwo Nyarko.

Leader of the delegation, Denkyira Ankobeahene, Nana Dr. Ntobonkyi III giving the reason behind the visit said, the Denkyira Kingdom recognizes the important role of University of Cape Coast in advancing the course of education and development of the country and thus found it prudent to call on the management of the school to find ways of extending its rich intellectual resource to benefit the people of Denkyira.

Nana Dr. Ntobonkyi III said it is their hope the university extends a satellite campus for their distant education programmes to benefit communities in the Denkyira Kingdom and allow more people in these communities access to university education.





He said the traditional authority is ready to offer any form of assistance especially in the provision of land to accelerate the objective.Receiving the delegation, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah expressed enthusiasm over the visit and said he was optimistic the friendship between the university and the kingdom will go a long way to benefit the larger community. Taking note of the requests placed before the university, Professor Ampiah explained the University will put them into consideration and give the needed attention to each of them appropriately.

Prof. Ampiah said the University is always open to any form of collaboration that seeks to facilitate the development of the country.

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Nana Dr. Ntobonkyi III (left), Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah (middle) and Nana Barimah Siaw Panin II (Right)

The Registrar of the University, Mr. John Kofi Nyan, a research Fellow at the Institute of Education, Dr. Mike Boakye Yiadom and Dr. Abigail Opoku-Mensah with the School of Business joined the Vice Chancellor to welcome the delegation.

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from left: Mr. John Kofi Nyan, Dr. Mike Boakye Yiadom and Dr. Abigail Opoku-Mensah 


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