The Ghana Education Service (GES) has promptly addressed a disturbing video circulating on social media, depicting an act of violence involving students from Adisadel College.
The video has sparked public outrage and raised serious concerns about the safety and welfare of students in educational institutions across the country.
In response, the GES released an official statement signed by Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head of the Public Relations Unit, expressing deep concern over the incident and strongly condemning the barbaric act committed by the students.
The GES praised the school authorities for their swift action in suspending the alleged perpetrator while the incident is under investigation. This move demonstrates their commitment to ensuring accountability and taking immediate measures to address such incidents.
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The education service reiterated its unwavering stand against any form of violence within schools, emphasizing that such acts are entirely unacceptable and harmful to the well-being of students.
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The safety and security of all students in educational institutions across Ghana remain a top priority for the GES. The incident is being thoroughly investigated to ensure that appropriate actions are taken to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.
As part of the disciplinary measures, the school authorities have suspended both the alleged perpetrator and the Housemaster associated with the incident. This shows the seriousness with which they are addressing the matter and their commitment to creating a safe learning environment for all students.
The GES’s swift and decisive response to the incident sends a strong message that violence in schools will not be tolerated, and measures will be taken to protect the well-being and safety of students in educational institutions.