The Training Minister-designate, Yaw Osei Adutwum says he’ll dialogue with management of the assorted universities to carry finality to the controversial Public Universities Invoice.
He mentioned this when he appeared earlier than Parliament’s Appointments Committee on Thursday, February 11, 2021.
“Modifications have been made in varied sections of the Public Universities Invoice, which the schools and the outgone Training Minister had some dialogue on. So after I develop into the Minister, I’ll proceed the dialogue and produce finality to it, in order that we will all transfer on and be certain that universities carry out their rightful roles within the socio-economic transformation of our nation.”
The Invoice entered the consideration stage after its second studying in Parliament on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the place the Minority threatened to withdraw their assist if their request for additional session is ignored.
The Minority in Parliament, in the course of the debate, expressed conditional assist for the opposite processes to get the Invoice handed.
It was additionally involved with session from teams that wrote to it in the course of the interval of recess by the Home.
Based on the framers of the Public Universities Invoice, it seeks to harmonise the funds, administration, and governance construction of public universities.
The Invoice, when handed, will give the federal government energy to nominate the vast majority of members of the College Council.
The Council then has the facility to nominate and hearth public college officers.
The Invoice additionally provides the President the facility to dissolve the College Council which is able to now have the facility to nominate a chancellor.
It additionally provides impact to the College Council to manage the funds of the college and decide the allocation of funds.
As well as, there’s a proposal to rename 4 public universities after varied personalities.