The Ghana Education Service has probed into the news in circulation relating to some Muslim girls of Westley Girls Senior High School being denied to observe the religious fasting.
In a fresh statement released by The Ghana Education Service, every school is to allow every student to fast for religious reasons and parents shall bear any health implications that comes as a result.
In the statement, The Ghana Education Service revealed that the Westley Girls Senior High School management decided that fasting taken by students for various reasons irrespective of their religious background have very serious health implications hence over the years, no student have been allowed to fast in Westley Girls Senior High.
Such decision of the management has been in effect over the years and was imperative that to ensure the health of the students handed in their care, students were not allowed to observe any fasting.
Meanwhile, according to Ghana Education Service, after they held series of meetings with the presiding bishop of the Methodist church, Most Rev Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, Westley Girls Senior High School management should allow students observe the fasting.
Read the full statement.
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