Ghanaian Parliament on Wednesday,June 16,2015 passed the University for Environment and Sustainable Development(UESD) Bill.
The purpose of the Bill,which has 40 clauses, is to provide higher education ,disseminate knowledge related to developments in environment and agro- business and to create the needed environment that fosters exchange of knowledge and the pursuit of national development.
The Bill is divided into four(4) subjects headings namely ” The University”, “Administration”, “Financial matters” and “Miscellaneous matters”.
In a short post shared on his timeline on Facebook on Wednesday,the Deputy Minister of Education in- charge of tertiary, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said:”Parliament has today passed the University for
Environment and Sustainable Development Bill. We are now set to deliver to the Eastern Region it’s first publicly funded university”.