LOCAL NEWS: 14 Students Expelled And Barred From Writing WASSCE
The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) says it has expelled 14 students from school and barred them from partaking in any West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the country until further notice.
According to GES, the punishment will serve as deterrence and ensure life and property are protected in the schools.
In a statement signed by the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amakwa, it said “The following students have been dismissed from the schools and barred from writing the current examinations in the schools. Nicholas Cobbinah, Kardimeil Suaoim and John Kwofie all of Sekondi College. Simon Ameyibor, who is the Senior Prefect, Thomas Anokye and Miss Juliet Amoakowaa all of Tweneboah Koduah, Solomon Brako, Albert Agyekum and Robert Inkoom of Juaben Senior High School. They are to leave the various school compounds forthwith”
It added students who are in schools where destruction of school’s property occurred are to be surcharged for the full cost of the damage.
It said, results of the students will be withheld till they have fully paid up the full cost of items destroyed.
Below is a copy of the release:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith