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The Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) branch of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG) has registered its displeasure with delay in the formation of the school’s Council.

The students in a three-page petition to Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema said their graduation has been withheld for the past eight months because the government has failed to set up the Institute’s standing council.

Former GRASAG President, Francis Atayure Abirigo said the behaviour of President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo contradicts his promise to Ghanaians during the 2016 elections.

The Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament, Mr Mahama Ayariga, has threatened to go to court to compel public universities, polytechnics and nursing training colleges to legalise their school fees.

He said the current fees charged by the public tertiary institutions were illegal since they had not been approved by Parliament in compliance with the Fees and Charges Act.

The Vice Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast [UCC], Prof. Peter Kojo Grant says towing levy should be detailed in a form of an insurance scheme for vehicles and be made optional such that one can choose to join.

He said the towing levy law is a good law but the manner it was approved makes it arguable.

The Deputy Chief Information Manager in charge of infrastructure at the University of Ghana Computing System (UGCS), Mr Francis Boakye has hinted that the undergraduate admission list for the 2017/2018 academic year will be released on Friday.

According to Mr Boakye, because the WASSCE results were released late, first years are supposed to report on August 21.

"Because the WASSCE results came in a bit earlier than expected, the discussion is that the first years are supposed to report on the 21st of August”, Mr Boakye said in an interview on Legon-based Radio Universe.

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