Residents of University of Ghana’s premiere hall, Legon Hall are lamenting over the poor state of the Hall’s infrastructure.
According to the students, they have on several occasions drawn the attention of management to the deplorable state of some structures of the hall with the hope of getting management to embark on a renovation project but all efforts have been fruitless.
In an interview with one of the students, who only gave his name as Emmanuel, complained that the number of chairs in the hall’s reading room is inadequate and thus, students are forced to carry their chairs from their respective rooms to the reading room.
He also added that the reading room was smelly.
“There are not enough chairs in the reading rooms, especially during exams week. We have to carry our own chairs from our various rooms to the reading room in order to have an opportunity to study.
The place smells very bad making it very difficult for us to study. The chairs are torn and very old, the reading room especially is a terrible place, and we have called on management and Junior Common Room (JCR) executives but none of them have responded to our candid concerns.
Responding to this, Vice President-elect of the Legon Hall, Joshua Frimpong elaborated that during the vacations Distance students and other students affiliated to the University reside in the various halls to take their examinations and other academic activities, these circumstances hinders the hall from having any major renovation exercises.
He however reiterated that, management is expediting steps to ensure that the needs of students’ are met within the shortest time.
Credit: Abraham A. Anab | universnewsroom.com