Members of the Governing Council of the University for Development Studies (UDS) have unanimously appointed Professor Seidu Al-hassan as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University.
The appointment according to the council follows the withdrawal of Professor Felix Kofi Abagale, whose name together with Professor Seidu Al-hassan was presented to the council by the VC search Committee.
The appointment was announced in a statement released by the University after an emergency meeting held by the governing council on Thursday, June 9.
Earlier, there was a court case filed by Victor Kodjoga Adawudu, lawyer for Emmanuel Osabutey, a former student of the University who is a plaintiff, restraining the University, its Council Chair and the registrar from declaring Professor Seidu Al-hassan as the Vice Chancellor of the University.
The court has also placed an interlocutory injunction on Professor Seidu Al-hassan from holding himself as the Vice Chancellor of the University until a final determination is made by the court.
However, according to the council, its decision has finally settled the procedural controversies over the appointment of Professor Seidu Al-hassan as the vice Chancellor.