- Veronique Nayra Dagadu-Gokah, a beautiful 12-year-old girl who kept her hair for 7 years has been asked to trim it down all of a sudden
- Veronique's mom and uncle indicate that she has been a top-performing student in her class for years
- It is not clear whether the new directive from the school was motivated by the recent news of Rastafarians at Achimota School getting rejected
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A beautiful 12-year-old Ghanaian girl named Veronique Nayra Dagadu-Gokah who kept her natural hair for seven years in school has been suddenly asked to trim it down.
Narrating the development to YEN.com.gh, Veronique's uncle Frank Atsu Agbavor and mother Lois Penu mentioned that the young girl was emotionally drained as a result of the declaration.
It is also indicated that Veronique has always been the number one in her class for a long time with her natural hair on, which is why the new directive was found troubling.
"This term as she’s going to junior high school, the headmistress asked her to cut off her dreadlocks or she should leave the school," Frank told YEN.com.gh
According to Veronique's mother, the young girl has been taken to a different school as the school authorities are adamant about their directive.
"But we need to create awareness for Black people to stop treating one another in this manner. This girl is keeping her natural hair, not anything else. So why should she cut it all of a sudden?" she added.
It is not determined whether the new directive from the school was motivated by the recent news of Rastafarians at Achimota School getting rejected
Meanwhile, a gentleman identified on Facebook by the name Nathan Kuma has recounted how he was discriminated against when he was a student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
According to Nathan, it all started when he was having his undergraduate studies in level 200 and the Head of Department came to announce that locks and hats were banned.
Nathan recounts different incidents of how his lecturers would shout at him on different occasions just because of his hairstyle.
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