Fourteen (14) West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) candidates have been dismissed from their various Senior High Schools and barred from partaking in the ongoing WASSCE examination.
This follows violence in Senior High Schools over strict invigilation and social distancing in exam halls.
A statement signed by the Director General of the Ghana Education Service, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa on Friday August 7, 2023 highlighted that students involved in inappropriate acts in the various Senior High Schools must be dismissed immediately.
From the Sekondi College, the affected students include Nicholas Cobbinah, Kardlemeil Suapim and John Kwofie.
In the Tweneboah Koduah Senior High School in the Ashanti Region, Simon Ameyibor who happens to be the Senior Prefect of the school, Thomas Anokye and Miss Juliet Amoakowaa were dismissed.
From the Juaben Senior High School, the affected students were Solomon Brako, Albert Agyekum and Robert Inkoom.
Battor Senior High School also had Emmanuel Ashiangmor, Peter Sissi, Ameka Nyamitse, Shadrack Daitey and Alfred Attiso being dismissed.
Additionally, the statement further indicated that students who are in Senior High Schools where violence occurred are to be surcharged with the cost of very damage, and failure to adhere to this directive would result in the withholding of their WASSCE results.