Bepoase college crumpling

The State College Senior High School at Bepoase in the Sekyere South district, Asanti region is gradually subsiding due to the low patronage of children in the community.

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According to the Headmaster Dr. Osei Adu in an interview, the school was established by the initiative of the chiefs and people of the community.

Ghana National Education Campaign CoalitionThe community through their own initiative, rented someone’s house for the children to school in and everything was okay for sometime.

But now things have become so hard for the school. The Teachers are leaving the school because the community cannot pay their salaries.

Dr. Osei disclosed, the chief has given them a land and they have started with the project but now it’s at a halt due to financial difficulties.

He therefore appealing to the Ghana Education Service, government and stakeholders to intervene in the situation in order to complete the project.

Adding to that, he said most of the students are running away from the school to other schools, complaining that, they are tired of schooling in someone’s house.

They have appealed to the Ghana Education service to take the school from the traditional authorities and run it as government institution, because for the past seven months now, no salaries for teachers.

Due to that, most of the teachers employed by the traditional authorities are running out of the school , because they can’t afford to their salaries any more.

Speaking to some of the students, they needs government support to complete their new school building, which will make the school look more attractive and lucrative for patronage by others, because they are tired of schooling in a rented house which prevent people from attending the school.

Source: Sammy Adjei/www.newsghana.com

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