The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Tarkwa is to be named after a founding father of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) Alfred George Paa Grant, President Akufo-Addo has disclosed.
The President made the disclosure during the investiture of former President John Agyekum Kufuor as the first chancellor of the Tarkwa- based university.
According to the President, efforts are underway to get parliamentary approval for the University to be called George Grant University of Mines and Technology.
President Akufo-Addo revealed that Paa Grant’s vision years back fits into the current vision of the University.
The University is also to be allotted a GHC5 million annual budget to help it to complete some key projects from started by the Mahama administration.