UOG Chancellor

UOG responds to critics

UOG Chancellor Joseph Sukwianomb told Loop PNG that the administration is managing the situation on campus well.

Sukwianomb was responding to a ‘letter to the editor’ in one of the dailies.   

“Facebookers may have read from some desperado University of Goroka critics on some issues and challenges to UOG today,” said the Chancellor.

“Some of the issues raised in the letter are genuine and are being addressed by the University authority; still some are being investigated and are being assessed for costs, etc.

UOG yet to receive K8m government commitment

As per the National Executive Council decision in 2016, the total recovery cost for the three public universities that were affected by conflict and protest in 2016 was about K63 million.

In the breakup, the PNG University of Technology was allocated K40m, University of PNG K12m, Office of Higher Education K3m and UOG K8.

So far, UPNG and Unitech have received some of the funding however UOG is yet to receive its K8m.

UOG Vice-Chancellor, Professor Musawe Sinebare and Chancellor Joseph Sukwianomb are in Port Moresby to follow up on the government’s commitment.