Some angry students of the St John’s Senior High School in Nandom in the Upper West region set their administration block ablaze.
This was as a result of the decision by their school authorities to disallow most of the students to sit for next year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination(WASSCE).
[contextly_sidebar id=”F0NGyLKlVjsHwhDyzirseHkyBynlvpOE”]The head of the school had issued a caveat that only those who passed their mock examination will be allowed to write next year’s exams.
Speaking to Citi News, the District Chief Executive of the Nandom Baba Kuupiel however said calm has returned .
He also noted that security has been beefed up in the area.
“The incident was brought to our attention last night that there was some rioting in the school so we asked our security agencies and they went and returned normalcy in the school, then the fire Service was also around to put out the fire that was set up in the area.Security has been deployed in the school and we have gone to observe the place and some recommendations have been made on the way forward.”
The DCE said a committee has also been set up to investigate the incident.
“As a result of the district committee meeting, a sub committee has been set up to investigate the matters that have arisen and so that committee will go into the details of the matter…”
By: Marian Efe Ansah/citifmonline.com/Ghana