Ghanaians shout as KNUST holds 'virtual' orientation for freshmen with no social distancing

Ghanaians shout as KNUST holds 'virtual' orientation for freshmen with no social distancing

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) that is located at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has held an orientation for freshmen that has got social media talking

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In a photo that was shared by a campus news social media page known by the handle, @KNUST_Live, the session was virtual but without any social distancing.

The idea of holding virtual meetings or gatherings is to reduce the risk of participants getting exposed to the novel coronavirus but in this case, only the speakers were safe in the circumstances.

Ghanaians shout as KNUST holds 'virtual' orientation for freshmen with no social distancing

Ghanaians shout as KNUST holds 'virtual' orientation for freshmen with no social distancing Photo credit: @KNUST_Live
Source: Twitter

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YEN.com.gh has gathered some of the most interesting comments.

@mo_jaabs said the authorities kept themselves at no risk whilst allowing the students to freely share the sickness

@victoragyeman3 couldn't wrap his head around how exactly this meeting was virtual when the students gathered in an auditorium to attend

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@adetayo_bishop indicated that this was selfish on the part of the school authorities who considered their own safety and ignored that of the students.

@chemineerscanty suggested that the picture gets deleted as it is simply out of touch with realities of the world

@Bra_Ato came up with a really interesting analogy that got some people laughing hysterically.

@JehdOB wondered how a whole university of technology could describe this form of orientation as virtual

In another interesting report by YEN.com.gh, a gentleman identified as @NobleQuansah on Twitter has narrated how he was able to get his cousin into the university simply because of Free SHS policy by President Nana Akufo-Addo.

In the post sighted by YEN.com.gh on his personal handle, Quansah explained that since he was not required to pay any fees for his cousin, he was able to save up the money to sponsor her tertiary education.

Because of free SHS, I've saved money to send my cousin to university - Man thanks Nana

According to Quansah, the young lady who graduated from senior high school in 2020 has now become a fresher in the University of Cape Coast (UCC).

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