The cost of both private and public property destroyed through students vandalism has been put at one point-seven million Ghana Cedis.

The estimate does not however include stolen items which were allegedly stolen.

The University Relations Officer, Kwame Yeboah Junior, who made this known to journalists in Kumasi, ahead of the arrival of the Chancellor of the KNUST, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, to the scenes of the rampage, indicated that, the lost items belong to both permanent staff and National Service Personnel and comprise electronic gadgets and some office equipment.

Mr. Yeboah said the incoming governing Council will have the power to setting up a Committee to investigate all the issues surrounding the riot the outcome of which would constitute the basis for a determination of how the cost should be borne.

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