The University of Ghana (UG) branch of University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has initiated impeachment proceedings against their National President for not serving their interest in the Public Universities Bill, 2020, which is currently before Parliament for consideration and approval.
The resolution for commencement of the impeachment process was passed at an emergency meeting held on Thursday, June,11, 2020.
A statement issued by UG-UTAG and jointly signed by Dr. Samuel Kojo Kwofie, Vice-President, UG-UTAG and Dr. Bethel Kwansa-Bentum, Secretary, said the National President is not serving the interest of members in the Public Universities Bill matter.
“UG-UTAG has observed that the demeanor and public utterances of the National President suggest that he is not committed to carrying out the mandate of the public universities which is advocating for the withdrawal or rejection of the PUB by the Executive or Parliament respectively.
“Per Article XXIV Clause 1 and Article XXV Clause 1 of the UTAG National Constitution, we have initiated impeachment proceedings against the National President”, the statement in part read.