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Government has handed over a two-story classroom block to Yendi Senior High School to enable them accommodate more students in succeeding years.

The GH¢130,000.00 worth 12-classroom block is to help reduce the congestion the school has been experiencing due to increasing numbers of students.

The Present enrolment of the school is 786 made up of 424 boys and 362 girls.

Mr. Hussein Abdul-Karim, a Presiding Member of the Yendi Assembly who received the keys of the project on behalf of Alhaji Hammed Abubakari Yussuf the Yendi Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) commended the government for the project.

Chief Alhassan Mustak Hussien Headmaster of the school who received the keys of the project from Alhaji Alhassan Mustapha the Yendi Municipal Director of Education thanked government for the additional classroom and dormitory blocks.

According to him, it will end the challenges associated with double-track system in the school.

The school Board Chairman, Chief Bendana Ayuba Zibli urged the authorities to take proper care of the facility.

source: ghanaweb.com

The Zuabuliga Upper Primary School in the Pusiga District of the Upper East Region is in a deplorable state with portions of the roof ripped up.

The school structure which looks weak was built in 1992 and houses 400 upper primary pupils.

When the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited the community, it observed that the three-unit classroom block had deep cracks and the entire block including the floors, windows, and doors were in a deplorable state. Assembly Member for the area, Mr Awande Akudbilla Mamudu in an interview with the GNA at the premises of the school, said: “We complained on several occasions about the situation of this school, but nothing has been done.”

A security guard at the Northern School of Business (NOBISCO), a Senior High School, who sustained head injuries after a scuffle with a final year student has died.

According to a report by Joy News’ Martina Bugri, the 50-year-old security man at the Northern Region school, identified as Mba Wulana, sustained a cut on the left side of his head and subsequently fell unconscious.

The Bolgatanga Technical University in the Upper East Region has appealed to the government to address the infrastructure deficit of the institution to enable it to admit more students and improve upon the quality of academic work.

 

Professor Francis Abantanga, the Chairman of the Governing Council of the University said the University had insufficient lecture halls and accommodation facilities among others and if not addressed could hamper the institution’s ability to absorb the huge numbers of students of the Free Senior High School programme.

It would further defeat the mandate of the University turning out quality Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) graduates who would contribute significantly to the socio-economic development of the country, he added.

The Headmistress of Ghana Senior High School in Tamale, Hajia Amina Musah, has lamented over the deplorable nature of some dormitories in the school.

She noted the current state of the dormitories poses a threat to the lives of the students occupying those blocks.

Burglars invade TAMASCO as teachers, students become easy targets Hajia Amina made this known when she received a donation worth 13,000 Ghana Cedis for the 95 year group of the school.

Calm has returned to Kpandai Senior High School (SHS), in the Kpandai District of the Northern Region, after a violent disturbance on campus Wednesday night.

A combined team of police and military personnel had to chase out rioting final year students of the school from campus to restore law and order.

The students had pelted stones at some teachers and destroyed school property over seizure of their mobile phones by the school authorities.

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