The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) will soon be renamed after its founder, Nana Opoku Ampomah.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed the change in name was first recommended by the UPSA Council and his government has fully endorsed it.
UPSA was initially Institute of Professional Studies until it received a Presidential Charter in September 2008, clothing it with university powers.
At a congregation to confer honorary doctorate degrees on Nana Opoku Ampomah and Confederacy of African Football (CAF) President, Ahmad Ahmad in Accra Wednesday, the president described the council’s recommendation as an “excellent decision.”
“It has received approval of the President of the Republic so that once a parliamentary process is completed, this university will be called henceforth Opoku Ampomah University of Professional Studies,” president Akufo-Addo said.
The school’s new name, Opoku Ampomah University of Professional Studies, will be the third after it was founded in 1965.