Sunyani Polytechnic Needs Financial Clearance To Replace Retired Staff–Prof. Djang-Fordjour

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Rector of Sunyani Polytechnic, Prof. Thomas Kwadwo Djang-Fordjour has

appealed to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to give the

Polytechnic financial clearance to enable them replace retired staff

and also engage new ones.

Prof. Djang-Fordjour said the Polytechnic is facing some difficulties

such as inadequate academic facilities, high attrition and retirement

rates of staff especially in the School of Engineering.

He made this known at the Polytechnic's 19th Matriculation Ceremony on

Friday, December 19, 2014 which was held at the school's auditorium in


The Polytechnic admitted one thousand four hundred and ninety-six

(1,496) students into the various programmes at the tertiary and

non-tertiary levels in the 2014/2014 admissions.

From this number, one thousand and twenty-six (1,026) were males while

four hundred and thirty two (432) were females.

For the non-tertiary programmes, two hundred and fifty-one (251)

applicants were offered admission. Seventy-seven (77) were males while

one hundred and seventy-four (174) were females.

Currently, the Polytechnic runs twenty-six (26) full-time tertiary

programmes including two (2) Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech)

programmes, twenty (20) Higher National Diploma (HND) and (4)

Technician programmes. The Polytechnic also admits students into six

(6) professional programmes at the tertiary level, seven (7) Pre-HND

access courses and twenty-two (22) technicians, advanced and craft

programmes at the Non-Tertiary levels.

The students were advised to be discipline and Law-abiding and that

the authorities would not tolerate any form of negative acts that

would jeopardize the reputation of the Polytechnic.

Compiled By: Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku (Mr. KOK)

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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