Another teacher beaten, School closed down in V/R

Another teacher has been beaten and the school closed down this time in the Volta Region. seems as though the Ghanaian society has become enemies of teachers and head teachers working under the Ghana Education Service to educate today’s children for the future of Ghana.

Not long ago, some teens beat the head teacher of …. And he died later on. Now, a teacher of Takla Gborgame Evangelical Presbyterian Basic School.

This has compelled the Ho Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to close down the school until further notice.

The person who is alleged to have taken the law into his own hands and assaulted the teacher is Wilson Dzah who is in his mid-twenties.

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He is alleged to have assaulted Mr. Kwatsikor Ashiagbor, a teacher of the basic school on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the school premises.

The alleged offender according to sources broke into the teachers’ bungalow but he is in the grip of the police assisting with investigations.

According to Mr. Bruce Senam McBrian, the PRO of the Education Directorate of the Ho Municipality,

Someone broke into the teachers’ bungalow through the window while school was on vacation, left behind pieces of cigarette and condoms. Some valuables of the teacher trainees occupying the rooms were stolen as well.

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During a search in the room, Wilson Dzah was seen written on the walls indicating he was involved in the act.  When the suspect got the hint that, the school was making efforts to report the matter to the police, Dzah rushed to the school and begun to rain insults on teachers. His verbal attacks were followed by attacks on the teacher Mr Ashiagbor. He beat him mercilessly and left him with bruises.

The teachers at the scene had to struggle with Dzah to free their colleague from him. The Ho Municipal Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers has since then asked teachers of the School to stay away from the school until their safety is guaranteed.

This has led to the little over 200 pupils of the school been forced to stay at home a week after school reopened while their colleagues in other schools have started academic work.

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