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Ramadan: Parents Worried as Methodist Church Says No to GES Directive to allow Muslim students fast.

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Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and community. 

It was a sad news for these parents upon hearing their wards is not allow by the school authority to fast. 

They raised their concerns to Ghana Education Service (GES), and GES has on 2nd May issued a statement to the School authority to allow the Muslim students fast. 

Surprisingly, The Methodist Church Ghana today has dismissed a directive by the Ghana Education Service’ (GES) issued to the Wesley Girls’ High School to allow Muslim students to fast in the Ramadan.

The church in a statement said they take a “strong exception” to the directive.

The authority stated categorically that it “cannot accede to the unilateral directive issued by the Ghana Education Service.”

According to the school authority early on, their reason is that, previously, they have encountered several health challenges with the students during this period and doesn't want to jeopardize the live of any student irrespective of their religious affiliation. 

Urgent measures needed to address the issue.

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