- The girl's dormitory of GHANASS has been razed down by fire.
- Some of the students now resort to the classrooms as residence.
- The cause of the fire is still unknown.
Authorities of the Ghana Senior High school has made a decision to close down school temporarily to enable them come out with a medium term measure to house the students affected by the fire which gutted the girls' dormitory on Thursday evening.
In view of the above, parents have been advised to withdraw their wards from the school. The MP for Juabeng North, Nana Adu Boahen who visited the school on Friday to assess the extent of damage has told Accra-based Joy FM that measures are being put in place to deal with the problem.
He noted that is outfit is working with the school authorities in how to resolve the problem immediately He noted that plans are been looked at to find the way forward in housing the about 200 girls who have been badly affected.
Readers are reminded that the Girls’ Dormitory of the Ghana Senior High School (GHANASS) in the Eastern regional capital of Koforidua was razed down by fire during a heavy downpour.
According to Starr News’ Eastern regional correspondent Kojo Ansah, the situation which occurred on Thursday evening has rendered most of the students homeless since the fire consumed most of the boarding rooms housing the students.
The report added that the students who were at “prep” during the inferno could not salvage any of their belongings; hence the affected students resorted to the classrooms to pass the night while others have been allowed to put up with their colleagues nearby.
Meanwhile, the Ghana National Fire Service, which had a difficult time putting out the fire has hinted that the cause of fire is not known, hence they have resolved to investigate the incident.