A pandemonium broke out on Monday night at the Kumasi girls senior high school, following a communiqué from the education hierarchy to disallow final year students from moving out, but rather spend the midterm break on campus. The students, who were unhappy after hearing the directive reacted violently, prompting the school authorities to call for assistance from the security personnels to arrive and calm the situation. According to recent reports, the personnels were made up of joint military and police team and their intervention resulted in some brutalities which saw several students inflicted with body injuries. Catch a glimpse of the severity of the injuries on some students.
The decision to restrain the final year students from leaving campus was instigated, after a suggestion from the Director general of the Ghana Health Service, Patrick Kumah Aboagye, to do so to prevent a potential spread of the Covid-19 virus. With the increased speculations about the Covid-19 variants making inroads in the country, it became prudent for the management to take such decision to ensure the student's safety.
The news has received mix reactions from Ghanaians and while some were of the view that, the students were being recalcitrant, others opined the security personnels were high-handed and suppose to have deployed less harmful approach since they were females. The school authorities is yet to speak about the matter, however we are still trying to reach out to them and get version of the story.
Content created and supplied by: TheHague10 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More