The headmistress of Navrongo Senior High (NAVASCO), in Kassena-Nankana municipality of the Upper East Region, Francisca Yizura, has called back all suspended final year students, and they are to report to school today, 20th March, 2017.
After series of deliberations on the issue, by the Kassena-Nankana Municipal Director and the Regional Director of Education, with the management of the school, on the 18th of March, it was finally decided that suspended student be called back to school.
The Municipal Director of Education for Kassena-Nankana, Anne Kye-eebo, on Tuesday, March 14th, suspended all final year students of the school for gross misconduct and insubordination, leaving the affected students no option but to search for accommodation.
“The suspended final year students are to report to the school on Monday, 20th March, 2017, not early than 10:00 am. They are to come with application letters for re-admission, and come with only their parent or guardians. We don’t want siblings, friends or borrowed parents.”
“When they come, they will sign a bond to be of good behavior, and their parents will also sign as witnesses, then they will write a letter of apology to the municipal director of education, Mrs. Anne Kye-eebo, headmistress of the school, Mrs. Francisca Yizura, staff, the prefectural board and the Student Representative Council (SRC).”
This was approved by the Regional director of education, Mrs. Sabina Obeng, Municipal director of education, Mrs. Anne Kye-eebo, and management of NAVASCO.
Mrs. Yizura extended advice to students in second cycle institutions across the country to follow due procedure in getting their grievances addressed, and not to resort to threats of vandalism.
By: Victoria Asamoah