The Ghana Education Service (GES) has dismissed fourteen students who were involved in indiscipline acts during the ongoing 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
These students have also been barred from writing their remaining papers in the ongoing examination.
Management of the GES took this decision after receiving reports from the various senior high schools where issues of indiscipline were reported.
According to a statement signed by Prof Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the Director-General of the GES, the actions taken is to serve as a deterrent and to ensure that life and property are protected in the schools.
These are the students that have been “dismissed and barred from writing the current examinations in the schools”:
Nicholas Cobinnah, Kardimiel Suapim and John Kwofie of Sekondi College.
Simon Ameyibor (Senior Prefect), Thomas Anokye and Miss Juliet Amoakowaa of Tweneboah Kodua SHS.
Emmanuel Ashiagmor, Peter Sissi, Ameka Nyamitse, Shadrach Diatey, and Alfred Attiso of Battor SHS.
Solomon Brako, Albert Agyekum, and Robert Inkoom of Juaben Senior High School.
“They are to leave the various school compounds forthwith,” the GES indicated.
The GES also interdicted and barred three teachers from invigilation “after conclusion of investigations into their alleged roles in some of the reported cases.”
The teachers are Thomas Anokye of Tweneboa Kodua SHS, Joseph Andoh of Sekondi College and Evans Yeboah of Kade SHS.
The GES further indicated that all students who are in schools where destruction of school property occurred will surcharged for the full cost of the damage, adding that the results of the students will be withheld till they have fully paid up the full cost of the items destroyed.
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