Schools shut down in Eastern Region following Chief's burial

Schools shut down in Eastern Region following Chief's burial

All public schools in the Akuapim North and South Districts of the Eastern Region have been shutdown following fear and panic ahead of the final funeral rites of the Okuapehene Oseadeyo Addo Danquah II.

The Ghana Education Service has thus revealed in a press conference that all schools are expected to reopen after the funeral rites of the Paramount Chief. Meanwhile, the Akuapim Traditional Council has assured the public not to worry over the feared funeral rites debunking all claims of possible beheadings.

"In view of the fear and panic that people might not be entertained as a result of the general perception that people would be beheaded and the heads jointly buried with the late chief , the traditional council has given the cock assurances that the practice will not be executed," the Council said.

Meanwhile, the closure of the schools is expected to affect the academic calendar of students especially final year students who are preparing for their final BECE or WASCE exams.

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