Some teachers in the Ashante region are begging the students to come back to school following the suspension of the strike over Cost Of Living Allowance (COLA).
Interacting with various school teachers across the country, many of them said though they have called off the strike and gone back to school, some of the students are yet to report.
According to them, these students are simply playing truant thinking that teaching and learning won’t be effective presently in the schools.
Some school authorities believed the students are doing this at the blind side of their parents, calling on guardians and parents to intervene in the matter.
TV3’s news report indicated that most of the students who have not officially reported back to their various schools final year students.
“Teachers are ready to teach them. Teachers are ready to discuss the mock with them. But the students – some are not with us. Some are still in the house. Some are hiding. So please, my dear parents, advise your wards to come to school”, Kumasi Secondary Technical School’s headmaster, Boateng Andrews pleaded.
He however used the opportunity to appeal to the Ghana Buffer Stock to see to it that the matter is resolved to prevent another shortage of food in the school.
Mr. Andrews disclosed that the school took a delivery of twenty (20) bags of maize to feed the students last week.
The final year students are expected to begin their WASSCE practical in August, while the written examination scheduled for September this year.