The Vice president of the fourth republic of Ghana has challenged universities in Ghana to come up with innovative solutions to problems faced by the government and businesses in the country.
He made this call at the launch of the 60th-anniversary celebration of the University of Ghana Business school.
“You have the prospect to expose your students to artificial intelligence and help them study big data and the internet of things to help position them as global citizens”.
Dr Bawumia supplied the business school with 100 laptops in fulfilment of a promise he made. Speaking at the launch, he emphasised the need for government to collaborate with the various industries and academia.
The vice president added that the one district one factory initiative by the NPP can be revitalised if the universities position themselves well, embrace and use technology.
The theme for the celebration was “The Future of Business Education in Ghana: Reflecting on the 60-Year Experience of the University of Ghana Business School,” The event was attended by various stakeholders in the country.
In other news, the Minority in parliament with its spokesperson Mr John Jinapor has called out the vice president Dr Bawumia for lying about Ghana’s excess electricity capacity. The MP has revealed that Ghana is on the verge of “dumsor”.
He said this in a press release dated the 9th of May.
Read the full statement below: