Ogiame Atutwatse III, the Olu of Warri Kingdom in Delta State, Nigeria, visited the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi with his Chiefs. On Saturday, April 16th, 2022, he was welcomed to the Council Chamber by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo, and several members of the University Management.
Chief Brown Mene, speaking on behalf of the King, expressed gratitude for the warm welcome shown towards the King and his entourage. He explained that their visit formed part of the Royal family’s tour to Kumasi to congratulate Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene and Chancellor of KNUST, on his 23rd enstoolment on the Golden Stool.
He added that the relationship between Nigeria and Ghana extends back to the first president, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and that it is important to maintain it. The team also emphasized KNUST’s significant achievements in the Sub-Region and in Africa as a whole, as well as their future ambitions to partner with KNUST and universities in Warri, Nigeria.
Professor Owusu-Dabo, the Pro Vice-Chancellor, praised KNUST’s achievements in the fields of technology, health, science, and engineering, as well as the University’s standing as Ghana’s Best University for the third consecutive year.
The Olu and his Chiefs were shown a documentary about KNUST’s history. The KNUST Museum, Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research and Tropical Medicine (KCCR), KNUST School of Business, and the KNUST Medical Village were also visited by the King and his entourage.Whatsapp , Instagram, Twitter , Facebook