In a press release statement by Ghana Education Service, a 21-year-old SHS student died early hour of today, Wednesday 15th July 2020.
“Management of GES regrets the sudden and untimely death of the student and consoles the family,” GES wrote
According to GES, their attention has been drawn to a news report by 3news.com that the mother of the of late Nathanial Yankey is blaming the school authority of Gwiraman Senior High School for the death of his son.
“Management of GES wishes to state that Gwiraman SHS is an E-block Community Day School. However, some parents including parent of the deceased student have hired their own private hostel for their wards where thy reside and communte to and from school on daily basis. Such hostels are run by private individuals and not by the school authorites.
According to the release Nathaniel Yankey left the hostel to his parents house when he felt unwell on friday which the school authorities were informed.
Management of Gwiraman SHS called today Wednesday 15 July, 2020 to check on him but were told he has passed on.
GES urges the media house to check facts before reporting.
GES assure parents of the wards safety and protection.
Read below the full press release: