- The mother of the deceased KNUST SHS student says her son's last words still haunt her
- Madam Comfort said her son told her she "came too late"
- Leonard was a final year business student at the KNUST SHS
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The unfortunate demise of a final year KNUST SHS student on Tuesday, 7 July 2020, is still a talking point in Ghana.
The student, who was studying business at the KNUST secondary school, died after the teachers of his school failed to give him the needed and necessary care while he was sick.
Richard Leonard Sam’s demise led to a massive demonstration on campus by his fellow students who alleged the school authorities failed to attend to him after he complained of stomach pain.
He eventually died after hours of struggling when his parents came for him to the hospital.
In an interview with Joy News, the mother of Leonard, Comfort Baidoo, told a chilling story of what her son’s last words where.
According to Comfort, when she finally managed to reach the hospital where her son was admitted, the boy said, “You came too late”.
She also expressed disappointment in the school authorities for failing to at least give her son some attention and care.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a video of a uniformed policeman slapping a woman at a voters registration centre in the heat of an argument has gone viral on social media.
In the video sighted by YEN.com.gh on Facebook, the policeman, who could be seen engaging in an argument with the middle-aged woman standing in a queue, dished out a hefty slap on her left cheek causing her to lose her nose mask.
Although the cause of their argument could not be established, the officer can be heard warning the woman to be cautious lest she incurs his wrath.
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