A Severe rainstorm that struck the Ejura-Sekyeredumase District in the Ashanti Region has cause significant damage to the dining hall at Ejuraman Anglican Senior High School.
Over 40 students have been injured when the roof of the hall collapsed on Monday evening as they were having dinner. The injured students were quickly transported to the Ejura government hospital for medical attention, with five students reported to be in critical condition.
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The school’s dining hall has been in a state of disrepair for an extended period, and the authorities have repeatedly called for its reconstruction. However, these appeals have gone unheeded, leaving the students and staff vulnerable to dangerous conditions.
Students have expressed their frustration with the situation, raising concerns about the hall’s poor state and asking how the government would feel if they had lost their lives in this disaster.
The storm also destroyed other school properties and some other private properties in the school and it’s environments.