- Achimota School has been ordered to admit 2 Rastafarian students, Tyrone Marhguy and Oheneba Nkrabea
- The two students were rejected by the school because of their hair although they had qualified academically
- A video that captured the jubilant moment when the court ruled in favour of the two Rastafarian students has surfaced
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Parents, family members, and supporters of the two Rastafarian students who were denied admission from Achimota School because of their hair are celebrating a court victory.
A video from the court has surfaced online as the high school was ordered by the court to admit the students after an extensive hearing on the matter.
The case involving the two students, Tyrone Marhguy and Oheneba Nkrabea, was heard by the Human Rights Court 1 Division of the High Court.
See the video showing the moment of jubilation that was captured below:
The saga had been going on since March 19, 2021, during which the two students have not been able to start academic work with their colleagues.
They were placed at the school through the Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) having satisfied the entry requirement by creditably passing their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
Ghana Education Student initially directed Achimota School to admit the students but later backtracked after pushback from the school’s stakeholders and further engagements.
In posts sighted by YEN.com.gh on his Twitter handle, @LordnQuaye, the gentleman is seen on different occasions speaking to masses and engaging with high-level personalities in Ghana.
Lord Quaye also works as a youth advocate, the Chief Executive Officer of the Quaye Foundation, Executive Director at Capgrove Group, and a Business Manager at Socialville.
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Source: Yen Newspaper