A group calling itself Achimota old students have called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to revoke its directive for the Achimota School to admit the two dreadlocked students it denied admission on March 19, 2021.
Educationweb.com.gh last Friday reported the Headmistress of the Accra-based Achimota School rejected the 2020 BECE school placement enrollment form of two individuals with dreadlocks amid their long hair.
According to Motown Management, it’s against the Ghana Education Service (GES) code of conduct to admit persons with dread as students.
However, the Management of GES after receiving petitions from stakeholders and the public directed the Achimota School Management to admit the two Rastafarian students on condition that they tie their hair.
The Achimota old students following the directive are calling the Ghana Education Service to leave the matter to the Achimota School Management
The Headmistress of Motown Monday March 22, 2021 after a meeting with staff of the Education Service has said her outfit will not admit the two dreadlocked students till they cut off their long hair.