The Cape Coast District Court after it adjourned the hearing of a case involving two Adisadel College students over assault to August 2, 2023, has suspended court proceedings of the bullying case until the end of the ongoing 2023 WASSCE for School.
His Lordship Eric Oheneba Antwi Boasiako adjourned the case to September 27, 2023, to allow the final-year student captured in the video violently assaulting his junior to write the West African Senior Schools Certificate Examination.
Meanwhile, the management of the Cape-Coast-based Adisadel College pending the conclusion of an investigation into the incident has dismissed the 2023 WASSCE student captured in a viral tape violently assaulting a junior.
In a social media post sighted by AcademicWeek, the Cape-Coast-based Senior High School said the dismissed final-year student will only write the 2023 WASSCE for School with the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
Adisadel in a statement also said it has relieved the housemaster of Quaque House, Mr Ekow Holman from his position after a video of a final-year student assaulting another in the house went viral on social media.
In a letter to Ekow Holman sighted by AcademicWeek, the headmaster of Adisadel, Mr Samuel Koffagudogo said: “I regret to inform you that you have been relieved from your position as Quaque Housemaster with immediate effect.”
The letter titled “Relieve from Position As Housemaster added that “You may be reinstated as a housemaster based on the outcome of the investigation. You did not deliver as expected of you as housemaster as far as this video is concerned.
Slated to commence from July 31, 2023, the non-profit-making organization (WAEC) says more than 448,000 final-year students from various public and private Senior High Schools will sit for the 2023 edition of the Ghana-only WASSCE
A spokeswoman for WAEC, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe in an interview monitored by AcademicWeek, said her outfit has put in place adequate measures to ensure the successful conduct of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
”We have also gone round and inspected the depots, where we will be keeping our confidential materials during the conduct of the examinations,” the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the not-for-profit organization (WAEC) said.