Following the spike of covid-19 in Ghana especially in the various secondary schools, parents and students have started lobbying for school closure to secure lives.
Responding to the claims, chaiman of Ghana Education Service has stated that its too early to suspend schools.
According to him in An interview with Alfred Ocansey of 3FM fame, until GES receives any news from Ghana Health Service,schools will not be closed or suspended.
Speaking further he said
I receive reports every day from my officers in Accra. I have heard of some cases of Covid-19 in some of the schools.
“For me, it is to early to say that because of that we should close down schools. We depend on the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Services to inform on this matter
Recall that the President of NAGRAT ,A gel Carbonu recently called for school closure following the outbreak at Accra Girls Senior High School and some other schools which are yet to be known by the media.