BREAKING: KNUST Dean of Students Resigns After Recent Impasse

The Dean of Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Prof. William Gariba Akanwariwiak has resigned barely two years into office as the Dean of Students.

Many students blamed management of the school especially the Dean of Students for the recent happenings following October 22nd, 2018 violent protest by students which led to the closure of the school for a period of three weeks calling on the Dean of students to resign.

Student protesters had demanded his resignation amid complaints that his office wasn’t doing enough to deal with the concerns of students.

Information gathered by has it that, Professor Gariba who held the position as Dean of KNUST Students since 2017, announced his resignation in early January 2019.
Arrangement is currently being made by the University Management to appoint a new Dean of Students by February 2019.

Professor Gariba was appointed as Vice Dean in 2016 and became Substantive Dean in 2017 following the retirement of the former Dean, Professor Kofi Ohene Owusu-Daaku.

Meanwhile, Management of KNUST has announced for the appointment of new Head of Campus Security to replace the acting head, Mr. Jacob K. Semahar and new University Relations Officer to replace Mr. kwame Yeboah Jnr.

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