Information from available sources within Wa Polytechnic have it that the School’s Name has been changed from Wa Polytechnic to Hilla Liman Polytechnic, a name Proposed by President Akuffo Addo Early January 2018 in Memory of the Late Former President who was the Only president of the third Republic, Dr. Hilla Liman from Gwollu in the Sissala West District.
The name which is now being published on letter heads and used when Addressing Students and Staff has been Accepted by Majority but questioned by a few minority.
Some Students of the school confirmed the issue to Upperwestmedia saying the name is being used on most of their schools resources and at events this they suggest was to engineer the conversion of the School to Technical University Status.
Wa Poly Scored 13points put of 16 in the Technical University Conversion Index whilst Bolga Poly Scored 14points. The criteria was based on Human Resources, Infrastructure and other undisclosed factors.