The Government of Ghana has completed the necessary documentation for the establishment of the University of Entrepreneurship in Greater Kumasi, the Minister of State, Professor Kwesi Yankah has said.
According to him, the University which will be named after the late renowned Ghanaian entrepreneur, Mr Appiah Minkah when completed would provide Vocational Skills to offer skills training for Ghanaian youth to boost the private sector.
The Minister of State noted that the University which will be the first of its kind in West Africa will offer an opportunity for small, micro, medium business operators and artisans to study in-depth business managerial skills.
Prof Yanka disclosed this when he presented the equipment to 20 hairdressers and dressmakers selected from various parts of Agona East District for them to train apprentices in their areas to curtail youth unemployment.
The State Minister said the university would award certificates, diplomas and degrees, masters and doctorate degrees to business operators as well as artisans to improve quality and enhance business development.
Professor Kwesi Yankah stressed that the Akufo-Addo government was committed to offering support for more Youths to acquire skills training to enable them to become self-reliant.