The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) after it announced to set up a 5-member committee to enquire about the incident involving the Police and students of the Islamic SHS has inaugurated members of the probe committee.
In a press statement copied to AcademicWeek.com, the Union said the committee is expected to establish from credible findings the true details of the issue and access the extent of the damage caused to hospitalised students.
Led by Micheal Abuah Addo as chairman, other members of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) enquiry committee are Asenath Owusuaa Yaa, Ansah Bismark Palmar, Ibrahim Khalillulahi Usman and Gyasi Kwame Boateng.
According to the President of the Ghana Students Union, Dennis Appiah Larbi the 5-member probe committee has 10-working days to submit their findings to the National Secretariate through the Office of the Secretary for Education.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Minister for Education, John Ntim Fordjour has said students of the Islamic Senior High School who were hospitalised after the firing of bullets and tear gas by police on the school campus have been discharged.
Speaking to journalists after his visit to the government Muslim Senior High School on Monday night, the Reverend Minister said all the injured students are currently safe and responding to medical treatment at various health facilities
But giving an update on the development on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, the Ministry of Education said out of the thirty-eight (38) students hospitalised, twenty-two (22) have been discharged and have joined their colleagues on campus.
“The Ministry of Education (MoE) would like to assure the public that all the affected students are responding to medical treatment and are in good condition,” a press release signed by a spokesperson for the Ministry stated.
Kwasi Kwarteng, the Public Relations Officer in the statement continued that “we would like to assure parents and guardians of the safety and security of their wards, as full academic work starts on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.”