UCC VC cuts sod for 13 million Cedis ACECoR Multi-Purpose building

Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has cut sod for the construction of a 13 million Cedis multi-purpose building for the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, University of Cape Coast (ACECoR-UCC).
Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has cut sod for the construction of a 13 million Cedis multi-purpose building for the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, University of Cape Coast (ACECoR-UCC).

Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has cut sod for the construction of a 13 million Cedis multi-purpose building for the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, University of Cape Coast (ACECoR-UCC).

The facility, to be constructed in three phases, has FAS Consult as consultant and Antartic Limited as the constructor. The building comprises offices, lecture rooms, and a kitchenette. The project is estimated to be completed within an 18-month time span.

In his opening remarks, the Vice-Chancellor was positive the construction of the facility would enhance the infrastructural development of the University. He was hopeful the consultant, constructor and the Directorate of Physical Development and Estate Management (DPDEM) would ensure the timely completion of the facility.

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Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has cut sod for the construction of a 13 million Cedis multi-purpose building for the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, University of Cape Coast (ACECoR-UCC).
Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has cut sod for the construction of a 13 million Cedis multi-purpose building for the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, University of Cape Coast (ACECoR-UCC).

Director of ACECoR-UCC, Prof. Denis Worlanyo Ahetor, in a brief remark thanked the Vice-Chancellor for consenting to siting the facility close to the coast. According to him, the facility will have three wings- north, south and east.

However, the 13 million Cedis funds at hand will be used in the construction of the north wing of the project. While expressing appreciation to the funders of the project, World Bank and Association of African Universities, Prof. Ahetor also appealed for more financial support in ensuring the construction of the other wings of the facility.

Registrar of UCC, Mr. Jeff Teye Onyame; Director of Human Resource, Rev. Isaac Barfi Sarbeng; Director of DPDEM, Mr. Philip Ntim Owusu; Director of Public Affairs, Major (Rtd) Kofi Baah Bentum among others graced the occasion.

Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has cut sod for the construction of a 13 million Cedis multi-purpose building for the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, University of Cape Coast (ACECoR-UCC).
Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has cut sod for the construction of a 13 million Cedis multi-purpose building for the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, University of Cape Coast (ACECoR-UCC).
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