The Teachers of the Technical Universities and Polytechnics (POTAG) has congratulated President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his assumption of office as the Fifth President of the Fourth Republic.

The Association also congratulated Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education Designate and assured of good working relationship with the government.

Addressing a press conference in Ho on Friday, the Association appealed to the government to continue with the process of converting the two remaining Polytechnics in Wa and Bolgatanga to Technical Universities as promised during his campaign.

They also appealed to the President to address challenges associated with the transition process of the conversion of the Technical Universities.

The Association called for a team to be put together as a matter of urgency to deal with challenges concerning their conditions of service as teachers of Technical Universities.

They appealed for the timely payment of their Book and Research Allowances for the 2016/2017 academic year, as well as the release of their “Tier 2” “Pension contributions to their Trustee.

Source: GNA

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