The University of Education, Winneba is currently shut down following violent protests Thursday.
This follows a standoff between the students and the Vice Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Professor Anthony Afful-Broni over what they say is an unjustified dismissal of a number of lecturers supervising students project work, have caused some destruction at the Junior Common Room and smashed the windscreen of the Students Representative Council bus.
Information gathered at the scene indicates that in the ensuing melee, about five female students have been rushed to the hospital with injuries.
The demonstration by the students is also to press their demands for the dismissal of the Vice Chancellor, Rev. Prof. Afful-Broni. The students and lecturers are accusing him of maladministration.
By: Oheneba Kwabena Yeboah / Sokynewsgh.com