The Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, says tormenting in Senior High Schools (SHS) should end right away.
Remarking on the homicide of a 17-year-old understudy of the Konongo Odumase SHS, the Minister said a prompt move is being made to guarantee that nothing of the sort happens in any school the nation over.
As per the Minister, the government takes solid exemptions for the peculiarity and will be working with the Ghana Education Service to end it right away.
The Minister was conveying a report on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics training in Ghana at the Academic City University College.
“Solid discipline system ought to win in schools. Toward the beginning of today, I had an extremely pitiful second addressing the guardians of Samuna Larhan, an understudy who was wounded to death at Konongo Odumase.
“Exceptionally dismal second without a doubt, gathering of young fellows believing that they are in Form 2, so they should coordinate what a Form 1 understudy ought to do.
“This has been something been essential for our school culture, and the opportunity has arrived for it to end. ‘Homo’ has turned into a relic of the past, and it has no space in this century.”
As indicated by Dr. Adutwum, understudies should ensure one another and not hurt others just on the grounds that they are in front of them on the training stepping stool.
“At the point when new understudies enlist, and you end up being in Form 2 or Form 3, you ought to be their guardian; we need to comprehend that we are every individual’s attendant and not each other’s oppressor,” he said.
Tormenting has turned into a culture in SHSs, particularly where senior understudies attack junior understudies for reasons unknown.
In many SHSs the nation over, such a peculiarity has become so imbued it has nearly been taken obviously.
As indicated by the Police, the understudies, who are being associates in the supposed homicide with the 17-year-old understudy, went on a harassing binge the evening of the episode.
“Primer examination shows that the suspects, who are Form 2 understudies of the school as referenced above, went on a harassing binge the evening of Friday, November 5, after prep hours prompting the assault on the perished, Samuna Larhan, matured 17.
“The casualty was raced to the Konongo Odumase Government Hospital for treatment however was articulated dead on appearance,” the assertion, endorsed by Director General of Public Affairs of the Police, ACP Kwesi Ofori, read.