Information gathered by talksafrica.com revealed that, Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council has called for the closure of Bright Senior High School at Akyem Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region with immediate effect for allegedly perpetuating fraud in examinations over the years as well as prosecution of the Proprietor of the School Bright Amponsah.
In a statement signed and issued today Monday, August 10, 2020 by D.M Ofori- Atta, State Secretary of the Council and copied to the Minister of Education, the Director-General of
Ghana Education Service, the Director-General West African Examinations Council and Eastern Regional Police Commander suggest that “thorough investigation of the operations of Bright SHS over the last decade with particular concern with its dealings with certain officers of the West African Examination Council WAEC Also, to be emphasized and insisted, comprehensive auditing of the academic and social situation of Bright SHS by the GES and the police”.
The statement further stated that, “I am instructed by the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council and on the august permission of His Majesty Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin on the following measures divorced from any compromise: The closure of the Bright Senior High School with immediate effect. The arrest of Bright Amponsah, the proprietor of Bright Senior High School and his immediate prosecution. On humanitarian grounds and fatherly consideration, the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council will assist in the rehabilitation of affected students; this is in consideration of their immediate and best interest,”
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