Wednesday 15th February 2023,

A delegation from the University of Education Winneba (UEW) came for a site visit on the proposed site earmarked for a satellite campus at Gomoa Tarkwa. This visit followed an initial meeting between the two parties on 10th November 2022, concerning the establishment of a satellite campus.  Prof. Kekyire Frimpong Duku led the delegation from UEW.

The aim of the visit was to have first-hand information on the site set aside for the proposed satellite campus.

Gomoa West District Assembly was represented by

  1. Bismark Baisie Nkum                DCE
  2. Martin Twumasi                         District Coordinating Director
  3. Siddique Bomison Hamidu      District Finance Officer
  4. Roger Amoako                             Presiding Member
  5. Anthony Konyoh Mensah          Assistant Director
  6. Cecilia Aboagye                            District Education Director
  7. Araba Micah                                 PRO Education Directorate

University Of Education Winneba

  1. Prof. Kekyire Frimpong Duku                  Head, Centre for Distant Education
  2. Dr Theophilus Akolley                               Finance Officer
  3. Ms. Deborah Afful                                      Deputy Registrar
  4. Surv. John K. Oppong Eqs.                       Estate Officer
  5. Ing. Daniel Tetteh                                       Dept. Director, Works & Physical Dev’t
  6. Israel Fugar                                                  University Public Relations Officer
  7. Godslove K. Tetteh                                     Dept. Univ. Relations Officer
  8. Collins Awuku                                             Director Radio Windy Bay
  9. Samuel McCarthy                                       Reporter Radio Windy Bay

    Gomoa Tarkwa

  1. Nana Ekua Amfoah II             Queenmother Gomoa Tarkwa
  2. Nana Kotwey II                       Obaatan, Gomoa Tarkwa
  3. Nana Eduah Afful I                 Guantoahene, Gomoa Tarkwa
  4. Nana Eduah                             Abosohene, Gomoa Tarkwa
  5. Nana Eduah                             Srahahene, Gomoa Tarkwa
  6. Nana Akye Kaitoo                  Odumasihene, Gomoa Tarkwa

The delegation was met by the Chief and Elders of Gomoa Tarkwa at the project site. The chief then led the entourage around the proposed land for the project to the admiration of the delegation. 

The entourage was then led to the chief’s palace to meet the chief and elders of Gomoa Tarkwa officially and to show their appreciation to the whole community of Gomoa Tarkwa for their kind gesture and vision to want to have a tertiary institution in their community to serve the Gomoa West District and beyond. As a sign of goodwill, the delegation presented assorted drinks and cash to the chief and elders of Gomoa Tarkwa to cement the relationship thus far. 

On behalf of the people of Gomoa Tarkwa, the chief thanked the management of UEW and the Gomoa West District Assembly for the efforts put in to have their dream of a tertiary institution in their community become a reality.

Hon. DCE, on his part, thanked the chief and elders of Gomoa Tarkwa for being the first community in Gomoa West District to take such an initiative to buy a large parcel of land for the project. He further assured the delegation that, the road network would be completed in due course to ensure smooth access to the project site and the school at large.



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