- NAGRAT has come out strong against the Rastafarian society in Ghana
- The president of the Association, Angel Carbonou, said if the Rastafarians want their wards to keep their hair, then they should set up their own schools
- He wondered why the Rastafarians had not set up their school since their existence
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The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has come out strong against the Rastafarian society in Ghana.
According to the president of the Association, Angel Carbonou, if the Rastafarians want their wards to keep their hair, then they should set up their own schools.
He added that he does not know why the Rastafarians for a long time now do not have a school of their own.
"I don't even know why the Rastafarians don't have their own schools, because they've been in this country [Ghana] for a very long time," Angel Carbonou said.
He made this known while addressing a press conference in Accra on Monday, March 22, 2021, in reaction to the Achimota School dreadlocks saga.
Speaking at the press conference, Carbonou said the Achimota School only spelt out the rules and regulations of the school to the parents and the student.
...rules and regulations of an institution are not chosen and picked by individuals, they become standard and ought to be obeyed..,” Carbonou said.
He said the rules and regulations went beyond haircut.
The Headmistress of the school after a crunch meeting on Monday, March 22, 2021, with the regional director of education and the GES stated that the school will not compromise on its school rules to make room for the two students with dreadlocks.
The Old Students Association of Achimota School has also raised concerns with the directive issued to the school authority by the Ghana Education Service (GES).
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