University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Tarkwa is be named after Alfred George Paa Grant.
This was made known by President Akufo-Addo during the investiture of Former President John Agyekum Kufuor as the first chancellor of the Tarkwa based university.
According to President Akufo-Addo, preparation is underway to get parliamentary approval for the University to be called George Grant University of Mines and Technology.
President Akufo-Addo revealed that Paa Grant’s vision years back fits into the current vision of the University.
The University is also to be allotted a 5 million cedi annual budget to help the University to complete some key uncompleted projects from the Mahama administration.