Dr. Hilla Limann Technical University, formerly known as Wa Polytechnic is probably one of the least popular Technical Universities in Ghana. The institution was established about two decades ago and offers Diploma courses that are career-focused. Professor Elias Nortaa Kunedeb Sowley, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, has expressed concern over the lack of hostel and hall facilities at the University.
Professor Elias assumed office a month ago and has iterated that he will push for the construction of hostels and halls of accommodation as his priority. According to the Vice-Chancellor, the lack of these facilities affects the intake of more students as well as hinders socialization among students.
The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) started the construction of a hostel facility for the University over 15 years ago (yes you read right) and still awaits completion as the project has been abandoned by the contractor.
Professor Elias has made it his aim to see to the completion of the project as the University has no hostel facility to its name. The majority of the students of the University outside Wa have been forced to rent houses and walk miles or sit on motorbikes just to get to campus for lectures.
Despite the growing high enrollment of students, most of the premises of the University have either been borrowed or rented hence the need to construct more lecture halls and halls of residence.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Elias is therefore appealing to the Government, the general public, and benevolent organizations to come to their aid.