KNUST SHS Headmistress sacked over death of student

The Headmistress of the KNUST Senior High School in Kumasi has been asked to sept aside following the death of a final year business student of the school.

A statement issued and signed by the Head of Public Relations Unit at the Ghana Education Service, Cassandra Twum Ampofo said the headmistress, Felicia Asamoah Dankwaa is to step aside for the Ashanti Regional Director of Education to take over the administration of the school.

Meanwhile, an investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of the final year student of the school on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, has started.

The final year student, Richard Leonard Sam died hours after he was sent to a medical facility after complaining of stomach ache last Monday, July 6, 2020.

His death sparked a protest by some angry students who blamed the management of the school for the student’s death.

They accused the school of neglecting him.

Read below the statement from GES


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