Nana Yaa Asantewa II, Queenmother of Ejisu in the Ashanti region, has welcomed the decision by Management of the Ejisuman Senior High School (SHS) to expel some seven female students of the school.
The queenmother, who said she was saddened by the conduct of the students, said the punishment would serve as a deterrent to other students.
The seven final year female students, were expelled after authorities found them guilty of the possession of mobile phones which is prohibited in basic and high schools and for “intentionally uploading a video on social media where unprintable words that border on sex were spewed out.”
The students were sacked from the boarding house effective February 6, 2020, pending a final determination of their fate by the school’s board, a letter to the Ashanti Regional Director of Education said.
Reacting to their expulsion, Nana Yaa Asantewa II, on Adom TVs morning show, Badwam, said in spite of her feeling of sadness, she saw the girls’ expulsion from the boarding house as necessary.
She said such an action sent a message to other students that lawlessness was not going to be entertained in the school.
“I am really saddened about this issue because I have created a virgin’s club where I train these young ones on how to live a chaste life but they never seem to learn,” she said.
Nana Yaa Asantewa II, said she would personally visit the school and interact with the students on the need to uphold good moral values.
The management of Ejisuman Senior High School had sacked seven of their female students from the boarding facility for bringing the name of the school into disrepute.
The seven students were behind a video that had gone viral in which they were seen advising their fellow girls to give in to sexual demands of men.
Apart from the embarrassment their conducts has brought to the school, management of the school, in their letter written to suspend the seven students said the girls had breached three school rules.
The rules, as stated in the letter dated February 6, 2020 and titled Expulsion from Boarding House, said the students had used unauthorized gadget [mobile phone] to dent the image of the school.
The other grounds stated in the letter which was addressed to the Regional Director of the Ghana Education Service said the students had intentionally uploaded the video on social media where unprintable words that border on sex were spewed.
The viral video in reference was recorded and circulated by the seven girls who were seen telling their fellow girls to give in to sexual demands from boys.
They argued in the video that should they die today, their private parts would go waste hence their advice.
The expulsed girls were all in their final year.