The National Secretary of Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), Kwame Owusu Aduomi, has described the death of a final year KNUST SHS as unfortunate.
A final year student of KNUST SHS who died hours after he was sent to a medical facility after complaining of stomach ache last Monday, July 6, 2020.
Students of the school have since accused the teachers of ignoring the call for help by the deceased after complaining of severe stomach ache.
According to reports gathered by Atinka News, the mates of the deceased said they were asked by the teachers 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.
Speaking to host of Atinka FM’s AM Drive, Ekourba Gyasi, National Secretary for CHASS, Kwame Owusu Aduomi, extended the association’s condolence to the family of the deceased and students of KNUST.
He noted that investigations have commenced into the issue and that the outcome will be made public.
Meanwhile, statement signed by the head of the Public Relations Unit of the GES, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, asked the Headmistress of the school, Felicia Asamoah Dankwa, to step aside while management of GES investigates the circumstances leading to the demise of the said student.
The headmistress of KNUST SHS, Felicia Asamoah Dankwa, has been directed to step aside for the Ashanti Regional Director of GES to take over the administration of the school.