President Akufo-Addo has announced that the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), in Sunyani, Bono Region is to be named after the late Prime Minister of the Second Republic, Professor Kofi Abrefa Busia.
The President disclosed this at the 4th Congregation of the University in Sunyani today, August 10, 2019.
“Following the decision taken by the University’s Council on August 3, 2018, the university will be named after one of the illustrious sons of the region, Professor K.A Busia after the decision had received Parliamentary approval “, he stated amidst applause.
University of Development Studies (UDS), Wa campus was recently renamed S.D. Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies after parliament passed the University for Business and Integrated Development Studies Bill 2018.
A representative of the Wenchi Traditional Council, the hometown of the late K. A Busia, Akyeamehene Nana Damoah Koasane Adese-Poku Kofabaye thanked the university and the President for the honor done their son.
The University of Energy and Natural Resources was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 830, 2011 on December 31, 2011.
The University is a public-funded national institution that seeks to provide leadership and management of energy and natural resources and be a center of excellence in these critical areas.