According to him, investigations have commenced into the matter and those found to have neglected their duty leading to the death of the student will be punished.
He added that, a crunch meeting with the Head of Public Relations Unit at the GES, Cassandra Twum Ampofo came out with a decision that headmistress of KNUST SHS, Felicia Asamoah Dankwaa should step aside for the Ashanti Regional Director of Education to take over the administration of the school while the management of the GES investigates the circumstances that led to the death of the final year student of the school on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
He indicated that the investigations are critical since it will further reveal other causes or individuals involved incident that led to the unfortunate death of the ward.
He noted that, they have traced the where about of the deceased parents.
On Tuesday, July 7, the students accused the teachers of ignoring the call for help by the deceased after complaining of severe stomach ache.
The teachers reportedly told his mates not to get close to him for fear of being infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and didn’t even attempt to offer him any help, the students alleged.
He revealed that, all Schools in the country have received their PPE’s equipments to protect them from contracting the virus.
He again disagrees with the people calling for the closure of all schools.
SilverNEWS / SilverFM / Ghana
Last modified on Thursday, 09 July 2020