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KNUST SHS Headmistress interdicted

Headmistress of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Senior High School, was today interdicted following the death of a student in the school.

The headmistress, Felicia Asamoah-Dankwaa, is accused of negligence by her students who demonstrated, yesterday over the death of their colleague.

The aggrieved students destroyed school properties and vandalised the car of their headmistress.

According to a statement signed by Head of Public Relations Unit, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, investigations have begun into the matter.

It added that the Ashanti Regional Director of Education will take over duties in the school.

Meanwhile, officials from the Ashanti Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) have restored calm to the school and academic activities are expected to resume after the protests.

Background 

It can be recalled that on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, students of the KNUST SHS held protests after the death of a student who complained of having stomach ulcer.

Unfortunately, according to reports, the school authorities did not provide medical assistance to the boy, therefore neglecting the boy to suffer the pain to death.

The President however in his address, that said Final year students of Junior High, Senior High and University students are to report to school to write their final examinations.

He mentioned that the Ghana Education Service (GES) will provide isolation centres to house students with possible COVID-19 cases.

By Agnes Melissa Yovo | talksafrica.com 

 

 

 

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