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GES Interdicts Headmistress Of West Africa SHS Over Illegal Fees

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The Ghana Education Service(GES) has interdicted Dr. Mrs. Shine Agatha Ofori, headmistress of West Africa SHS for unauthorized collection of money from students.

In a letter signed by the head of public relations Unit at the Ghana Education Service, Cassandra Twum Ampofoh, stated that the headmistress should hand over the administration of the school to the Regional Director of Education pending final determination of the case by the regional disciplinary committee.

Management of GES has interdicted Dr. Mrs. Shine Agatha Ofori, Headmistress of West Africa SHS, for unauthorized collection of money from students.
She is to hand over the administration of the school to the Regional Director of Education pending final determination of the case by the regional disciplinary committee”

Dr. Mrs. Shine Agatha Ofori, from Osu Presbyterian Senior High School took over from Madam Georgina Attopley as the new Headmistress of WASS. She was also the Headmistress of Odorgonno Senior High School.

The interdiction of Dr. Mrs. Shine Agatha Ofori comes at a time when the government is making efforts to improve access to education for all Ghanaians, and eliminate all forms of barriers to education. Investigations into this matter is currently ongoing.

ABOUT WEST AFRICA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

West Africa Senior High School (WASS) is a second-cycle institution located at Adenta in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The school is a government assisted, mixed day and non-denominational institution providing a three-year senior high school education. The school was founded in 1946 by Rev. J. C. Tettey and Emmanuel Addo.

The school started in Tudu as the West Africa College of Commerce in 1946. In 1954, the school was absorbed into the public system as a Government-Assisted school.

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