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KNUST: Dr. Evans Anfom, 2nd Vice-Chancellor of KNUST Passes On At Age 101

101-year-old 2nd Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Dr. Evans-Anform has passed on after years of academic relevance to his country and the world at large.

He is believed to have been the Vice-Chancellor who introduced matriculation as part of the university entry ceremonies.

The former Vice-Chancellor who is a centenarian, an educationist, a surgeon, a statesman and a sportsman has been so influential within the university community with his name of several buildings on campus.

The former Vice-Chancellor who had had various stakes on national duties and roles has worked almost in all the regions of Ghana with the exception of the Volta region, he toasted the 4th cuop while on his duty to the Northern Region where he was detained briefly.

He was afterwards appointed as the commissioner of education and later commissioner of health. He also held other high offices such as Member of Council of State during the administration of Dr. Hilla Liman, he served as the Chairman of the Board of the Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine at Akuapem-Mampong.

He was as well a hockey sportsman in his days of Achimota College and Edinburgh, and later. Dr. Evans Anform was once the president of the Ghana Medical Association and President of West Africa College of Surgeons and have persevered against all odds in very challenging times to achieve many first in the field of medicine, tertiary education, sports, nation-building and in his Christian belief

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