The alleged physical assault of a student by the Assistant Headmaster (Academics) at Nkwatia Presby SHS in Ghana has been strongly denounced by the Ghana Education Service (GES).
The incident, which was captured on video and subsequently went viral on various social media platforms, portrays the Assistant Headmaster slapping and physically abusing a second-year student.
Expressing deep concern, the GES released an official statement unequivocally condemning the actions of the Assistant Headmaster.
In response, the GES has taken swift action by relieving the Assistant Headmaster of his responsibilities.
Meanwhile, the student subjected to the assault is being provided with necessary medical attention and counseling.
Furthermore, the GES highlighted that the Eastern Regional Director of Education is collaborating with school authorities and relevant law enforcement agencies to conduct a thorough investigation into the incident.
The GES has emphasized its commitment to ensuring a safe and secure learning environment for all students nationwide.
The incident has sparked widespread outrage on social media, with numerous individuals advocating for the arrest and prosecution of the Assistant Headmaster involved.