Abraham Attah: Fans 'thank God' he is schooling in the USA because of his dreadlocks

Abraham Attah: Fans 'thank God' he is schooling in the USA because of his dreadlocks

- A Facebook user has thanked God over the fact that Abraham Attah did not apply for high school in Ghana

- Her reason is that his dreadlocks would have disqualified him from any educational institute in the country

- Attah recently gained admission into a university in the United States

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Following news of actor Abraham Attah gaining admission to a university in the USA, Ghanaians on social media have reacted to it with a number of messages.

On Monday, April 12, 2021, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian Hollywood star, Abraham Attah had gained admission into Tufts University in the United States of America.

Attah shared on his official Instagram account that he is "beyond excited to announce my commitment to further my academic and athletic career" at the university in Massachusetts.

Since then, a lot of congratulatory messages have been sent the way of Attah who gained fame for acting alongside Idris Elba in the movie Beasts of No Nation.

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Of all the messages, a particular one by Facebook user Ruth Abena Lebene caught the YEN team's attention.

"Thank God he didn't apply for SHS in his country with dreadlocks" reads a post by Lebene in reaction to the story on YEN.com.gh's Facebook page.

"do u jump from jhs to University??? Analyse it well dear n don't be quick to troll" responded a user by the name of Katakyie Frank Obeng Dapaah.

Lebene retorted: "don't we go through SHS b4 uni? meaning if he was in Gh like he wouldn't have been able to enter SHS to be able to attend Uni. Don't just read, analyse b4 commenting."

Lebene's original comment indifferently refers to the brouhaha caused by Achimota School refusing to admit Tyrone Marghuy because of his dreadlocks.

Marghuy was placed in the school after he scored an aggregate of six in the Basic Education Certificate Examination. Achimota School insisted that he cut his dreadlocks otherwise he won't be admitted by the school's authorities.

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He has since sued the school for discrimination and in a new photo sighted by YEN.com.gh, Marghuy was spotted in court on Monday, April 12, 2021.

The photo shows Marghuy in a white shirt with his hair neatly tied to the back of his head as he stood in front of the court building.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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