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There’s anger from former residents of Unity Hall (Conti) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) after a government letter “prevailing” on the authorities of the University to reverse University Hall back to an exclusive male residence conspicuously left them out.

Former residents of the hall took to Twitter to express their displeasure at being left out in the government’s letter.

“NAPO [Education Minister] Conti made you…don’t be a sellout…Don’t be ungrateful” one user wrote.

NAPO Conti made you ..don’t be a sellout ..Don’t be ungrateful

 monster (@kakra_leonard) September 6, 2019

“Obedient is better sacrifice but in the continental land will rather choose sacrifice over obedient when the takes actions to accept the fact…Conti forever male hall, another wrote.

Obedient is better sacrifice buh in the continental land will rather choose sacrifice over obedient wen the takes actions to accept de fact ..conti forever male hall— Continental Barosky (@DuahKluivert) September 6, 2019

Convert Conti Back To Males #restoreunityhall Reverse Conti Now #restoreunityhall Reverse Conti Now#restoreunityhall Reverse Conti Now#restoreunityhall Reverse Conti Now#restoreunityhall Reverse Conti Now#restoreunityhall Reverse Conti Now pic.twitter.com/7Ma0ioePRi— Life Quotes & Facts♥ (@DubeDaily) September 6, 2019

Similar sentiments have poured in after the government’s decision came public.

A letter from the Education Ministry to KNUST’s governing council said “The attention of the Ministry has been drawn to the brewing and simmering tension at the campus of KNUST…the root cause of the situation referred to above is the conversion of University Hall [Katanga], a male hall of residence to a mixed hall.

The letter added that the government’s position is that Katanga remains a male hall of residence.

Katanga was converted alongside Unity Hall – also male-only hall – and Africa hall which was an exclusive female residence at the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic year…Continue Reading

By Ian Dei

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