The Ghana Education Service (GES) has taken an ummediately action after a video of an act of violence involving two Adisadel College students went viral.
The video, which went viral on social media, showed a student being abused by another and ended with a swollen cheek.
Some social media users were angered by the incident and urged authorities to investigate.
According to a statement signed by the Head of the Public Relations Unit, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, GES is deeply concerned and strongly condemns the barbaric act by the culprits.
“We applaud the school authorities for taking swift action to suspend the culprit pending further investigation,” the statement said.
The GES views acts of violence in schools as utterly unacceptable and detrimental to the overall well-being of students, thus, is resolute in its commitment to maintaining a safe and secure learning environment for all students across the nation.
It further directed the Regional Director of Education to collaborate closely with both the school authorities and the relevant law enforcement agency.
According to.the GES, the coordinated effort seeks to uncover the truth behind the incident and administer appropriate measures in line with the law.
GES reaffirmed its commitment to fostering an environment where every student can learn and grow without fear of violence or intimidation.
Meanwhile, the school has suspended the student who abused the victim in the video.
Read the GES statement below