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BREAKING: Accra Girls SHS deboardinise 9 students after mobile phones were found, seized from them


Information reaching Thinknewsonline.com indicates that the Accra Girls Senior High School has deboardinised about nine (9) final year students after some mobile phones were found and seized from them.


According to reliable sources, a search at the dormitory of the girls led to the seizure of the mobile phones.


It is emerging that the girls were sent to the Disciplinary Committee of which the action was taken.


Sources further revealed that the students have, however, been asked to come to school from their homes to write their West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).


In a secret filming by Thinknewsonline.com, Municipal Director of Education at the school, Mr Philip Aidoo confirmed the incident to the news team.


He, however, denied allegations that some parents had come for their wards from the school after the action was taken.


He further charged the affected parents of the students to formally petition the PTA and School Authorities before the students are taken back into the school as boarders.


"The parents should petition the school authorities, headmistress. The petition must be written not oral. The problem is solvable not that it can't be solve. We only followed measures" he said.



Further checks reveal that some of the affected students were writing their final papers.


Mother of one of the deboardinised girls (Name withheld) in telephone interview with Thinknewsonline.com said "I was called yesterday and asked to come to the school. I had already attended a PTA on Saturday in the same school so I was wondering what had happened and thus had to rush to the school with my husband"


"We were then told that a mobile phone had been found on my daughter and due to that they were going to deboardinise her and few others due to school rules. She is a WASSCE candidate. We apologized to the house mistress to allow our ward stay for the night but she said no and asked us to take her together with her belongings"


"My husband interrogated my daughter and she explained that the phone belong to one, Diamond Appiah who is also a student. We had no money on us and we had to pack her things into a Trotro and journeyed home"


"I had to comfort my daughter and ask her to go to school today to write her paper.


Headmistress of Accra Girls Senior High School, Mrs. Gifty Andoh when contacted, declined to speak on the issue.


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith


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