The Management of the Dr. Hilla Limann Technical University had an engagement with Journalist in the Upper West Region to apprise them about the current status of the University.

The media were informed that in line with the Technical Universities Amendment Act, 2020  (Act 1016) the institution was converted to a Technical University and that the name of the Institution as captured in the Act is “Dr. Hilla Limann Technical University”.

The media were further informed that in tandem with the new status of the Institution the

following key officers were recruited:

  1. Professor Elias Nortaa Kunedeb Sowley, Vice – Chancellor
  2. Mr. Vitus Songotuah, Registrar
  3. Mr. Karim Kuuri, Director of Finance

The new Vice – Chancellor of the University, Professor Elias Nortaa Kunedeb Sowley underscored the importance of media and sought for their support towards projecting the Institution.

He encouraged the media to always endeavor to check their facts before reporting.

The Vice – Chancellor said getting a hostel for the University was high on his agenda. He said Management would explore the necessary avenues towards getting a hostel accommodation for the students.

The Registrar of the Institution, Mr. Vitus Songotuah informed the media that the University would soon introduce Bachelor of Technology programmes. He said they have submitted proposals for commencement of Bachelor of Technology programmes and that they were waiting for approval from the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC)

The encounter afforded invited journalist the opportunity to ask Management some questions about the University.