- Dr Norris Bekoe, the University Relations Officer (URO) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has recently shared how a student caused his parent to pass out in shock
- The KNUST URO revealed that the parent came to the school for the ward's graduation ceremony only to find out he is still in his 2nd year at the university
- Parents with children at the university were admonished by Dr Bekoe to always ensure they receive proof of school fees payment from the kids and monitor their academic performance
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A recent publication by 3news.com has shared the story of a parent who fainted upon finding out the son who was meant to be graduating was actually still in year 2.
According to the report, the parent passed out during the graduation ceremony of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology at the Dean of Students' office.
The University Relations Officer at KNUST, Dr Norris Bekoe, encouraged parents to request for proof of school fees payment from their ward always and check on the academic performance and behaviour in school.
Dr Norris Bekoe highlighted that there are students who pay little to no attention to their academics, which is the main reason why they are in school and they end up obtaining Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) which is below the passing mark.
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When that happens, they are forced to reply for fresh admission and start all over again sometimes, without the knowledge of their parents, 3news.com reported.
University of Ghana, Legon Past Student Stakes GH₵10k In Sports Betting And Wins Just GH₵200 In Return
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a past student of the University of Ghana recently opened up about his addiction to betting during an interview on the Probe Show on JoyNews.
The video sighted by YEN.com.gh on the YouTube channel of MyJoyonline TV had Supreme Petras Anaab Ali revealing that he had been betting for about eight years and in 2021, he spent almost GH₵10k but made only GH₵200 back.
According to the University of Ghana alumnus, the amount he has spent over the past eight years is more than the GDP of Ghana, he shared sarcastically.
Supreme Petras Anaab Ali believes that Sports betting is a means through which the 'white man' seeks to make the entire African youth poor and he has finally realised it is not the best thing for him to indulge in.
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