The Ghana Education Service (GES) under the Ministry of Education (MoE) after engagement with the Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh on the President’s directive has permitted the 13 dismissed and barred final year students to continue with the rest of their examination papers.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) in a statement dated Monday, August 10, 2020, copied to GeorgeWeb name the students as follows;
a) Nicholas Cobblnah. Kardknell Suopim and John Emile Sekondi College
b) Simon Ameyibor, who Is the Senior Prefect and Juliet Amoakowoa at of
Tweneboa Koduo Senior High School.
c) Emmanuel Ashlangmort, Peter Slut Ameka Nyanillse, Shadrack Daley
and Alked Afftso of Bohm Senior High School
d) Solomon broke. Albert Agyekum and Robert Inkoom of Juoben Senior
The Education Service in the statement however said the students despite being permitted to partake the ongoing examination has been dismissed from their respective schools.
It further urged all Head of school to permit the above-listed candidates to sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) but with parents escort.
According to the Service, all the 13 dismissed final year SHS students are to immediately leave the examination centre or school premises after the end of their paper along with their guardian.
It stated that students in schools where destruction of school property occurred are to be surcharged for the full cost of the damaged adding that Students who fail to pay the cost will have their results withheld.
The Education Service urges school authorities to report cases of vandalism and other indiscipline act to security agencies for further investigations.
According to the Ghana Education Service (GES), actions taken against teachers who are alleged to have violated examination rules are undergoing investigation also remains.