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Lectures Will Commence On Monday,February 28 - UCC Announces


The University of Cape Coast through a communique dated 23rd February,2022 has announced that lecturers will commence on Monday,February 28th,2022. 

This follows a strike action by the University Teachers Association of Ghana(UTAG) National. 

This strike action have left students stranded on the various University campuses for over a month. 

According to a press release issued on Monday, February 21, UTAG’s National Executive Committee (NEC) considered a number of factors before coming to the decision.

Among the factors are appeals made by respected eminent leaders like former President John Agyekum Kufuor, who is the Chancellor of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), and Sir Sam Jonah, who is the Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC).

At the meeting, NEC of UTAG resolved as follows: “that UTAG should heed to the advice of the eminent leaders, the Select Committee on Education and the court ruling to suspend our strike action up to 4th March, 2022 to engage with government”.

“We wish to inform members that:

  • A roadmap for the negotiation between Government and UTAG has been agreed.
  • The Employer has committed to improving the conditions of service of TAG members.
  • Negotiations will commence in earnest and completed within the agreed period and the outcome communicated to members.

The latest decision will have to be voted on by the entire membership as per Article 5, Sections 1-4, of the bye-laws of UTAG.

Already, by the statement, UTAG is calling on all its members to take note of the latest decision.

Meanwhile, the Association says the legal processes over the legality or otherwise of their strike is a matter it will pursue to the conclusion.

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) through the Directorate of Academic Affairs has issued a statement alert all lecturers and students on the commencement of lectures on Monday,February 28.


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