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Cut your Dreadlocks or Say Goodbye to Achimota School — Alumni backs Old School's decision

Achimota School refused admission for two Dreadlocks students and the issue was reported to the management of Ghana Education Service which subsequently released directives for the school to admit the Dreadlocks students.


The Old Students of Achimota School popularly called "AKORA" called for an emergency meeting on the directives issued by the Ghana Education Service.

The old students insisted that, the headmistress applied the laid down rules and regulations for the school, hence, the students are to cut the Dreadlocks or say goodbye to the school.


Management of Ghana Education Service on Monday 22nd March called a meeting with the parents of the Dreadlocks students, management of the school and the old students Association.

The old students and the management of the school made it clear to the parents that, the school is an institution bound by rules regulations which all students are to comply no matter their religious beliefs


Achimota School is a school with strong Alumni, the school have Former heads of states, former vice president, speaker of parliament, Judges, Lawyers as alumni. 

Their main concern is that, allowing Dreadlocks students in school, traditional believers will also come one day which the school cannot deny them. Achimota is not a religious school and therefore, the directive of GES must be disobeyed. 

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