Some academics have mounted strong opposition to government’s Public University Bill seeking to harmonise the governance, administration and accountability structures of public universities.

This morning on Newsfile, host Samson Lardy Anyenini and his guests discussed why associations like UTAG and university administrations are fighting the bill.

They also looked into why the government is in a hurry to pass the bill into law.

Guests in the studio included Professor of African Studies & Acting Dean of International Programmes, University of Ghana, Legon, Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo, and Associate Professor of Law, University of Ghana, Legon, Prof. Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua.

Also participating in the conversation via Zoom was Former Pro-Vice-Chancellor & current Dean, School of Educational Development and Outreach, University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T. Oduro, UTAG National President, Prof. Charles Marfo, GRASAG National President, Samuel Sagoe and Editor, Colleges of Education Weekly Journal, Larry K. Agbador.