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UEW shutdown indefinitely after student protests turn chaotic

The University of Education, Winneba has been shut down indefinitely following a third day of student protests against the school’s Vice-Chancellor.

The Central Regional Security Council announced the closure of the school after visiting the campus on Thursday morning.

The Central Regional Minister, Kwamina Duncan told the media “on the advice of the Regional Security Council, we cannot allow the university to be in session.”

The students have been demonstrating demanding the reinstatement of some sacked lecturers.

Police were forced to use tear gas to disperse protesting students this morning.

A police reinforcement team was sent from Accra this morning to restore calm on campus.

By: citinewsroom.com

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