Ho Technical University placed 10th in Ghana and 161st in Africa in Webometrics Ranking of World Universities

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Ho Technical University, formerly known as Ho Polytechnic
Ho Technical University, formerly known as Ho Polytechnic

The Management of Ho Technical University, formerly known as Ho Polytechnic had disclosed that, the University has moved to the 10th spot in Ghana and 161st in Africa in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.

This was announced to the Volta Regional Minister Dr. Yao Archibald Letsa as the Chairman of the Ho Technical University Governing Council, Prof.  Emmanuel James Flolu and the Management of the University led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ben Honyenugah paid courtesy call on him to congratulate the Minister on his reappointment.

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Speaking at the meeting, Prof. Flolu has expressed the appreciation of the University to H.E. the President of the Republic, Nana Akufo-Addo for the reappointment of Dr. Letsa. He stated that it was rare for someone to be reappointed as the Volta Regional Minister.

He said the University was happy about the reappointment, for they had been pleased with Dr. Letsa’s performance during the first term of  office.

Prof. Honyenugah, on his part, stated the reappointment was a record set in the Region and assured me of the support and cooperation of the University.

The team also briefed the Regional Minister more on other achievements of the  University. Dr. Letsa was elated to know that the University had been accredited by Japan Motors Ghana Ltd to start servicing Nissan vehicles and other  vehicles distributed by the company.

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In addition, it was refreshing to learn that the University had been selected under GIZ funded Green People Energy Project to host a Solar Powered Irrigation System Demonstration Centre to train farmers on the use of solar irrigation systems in crop production.

The Minister expressed his gratitude about the call and the congratulations.

He also expressed appreciation to the University for its support in the past and the current pledge of same (support).

‘I did not minced words in acknowledging the good relationship that exists between the University and the Coordinating Council, as I assured the Vice Chancellor of our support and encouragement in order that he could continue the excellent job he has been doing at the University.”

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“Finally, I expressed my happiness about the progress being made at the University. I therefore reminded the Management of the University of the need to continue to bring people from other parts of the country and the world to help build the University.” He explained.

See photos from the meeting below.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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