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School programs truncated by heinous attacks


2011-12-08 18:44:20
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Teaching and learning in most schools in the Zamashagu community in the Gushiegu District of the Northern Region have come to a standstill following the violent attack on some Fulani settlers that has so far claimed thirteen lives.

According to the assembly member for Zamashagu, the scene of the attacks, Hon Hamidu Nanmang, most school children have deserted the community for fear of being attacked by the yet to be identified assailants.


Not even the firm assurance given by the Northern Regional Police Commander ASP George Tuffour to ensure the safety of the place could prevent the inhabitants from fleeing the community.

Classrooms have therefore been deserted since teachers and pupils alike are taking cover for their safety.

The Gushiegu District Chief Executive Alhaji Fuseini Alhassan said the assembly was providing the about 500 asylum seekers with food, water, and other essentials.

He said the assembly would ask for help from the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) if need be.

The nomads are alleged to have been attacked by some Konkombas. Interior Minister Dr. Benjamin Kumbour confirmed this in an interview with newsmen.

He said the security officers were following some leads and expressed optimism that the perpetrators of the heinous crime would be found and punished.

source: ghanadistricts.com

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