NUGS visits family of teacher beaten to death at Asiakwa

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) on Friday paid a working visit to the family of the late teacher George Bosompem Somuah, who was beaten to death by some youth said to be old students of Asiakwa Salvation Army JSS, he was a headmaster. The Union commiserated with the bereaved family and offered their condolences. NUGS commended the family of the deceased teacher for their cooperation with law enforcement agencies and their fortitude in the trying times. NUGS further met with the acting headmaster and some staff of Salvation Army JHS to express their condolences and also appealed to them to get back to the classroom to teach students, especially those who are preparing to sit for their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The mother student union encouraged the students and youth to be cautious in their dealings throughout their academic and social life while the teachers were engaged to be strong in such a difficult moment. The Union upon learning the deceased teacher left three children behind promised to help his first child, Charlotte Duako Somuah, who is currently writing her WASSCE in furthering her studies to any of the tertiary institutions. The Union will fund her admission forms and also secure a scholarship for her and offer the needed assistance and guidance to ensure her success as a student. The Union will offer the family with the necessary help in the run-up to the final funeral rites of the late teacher. “We admonish Ghanaian students to imbibe the spirit of lawfulness, respect for authority and a deep sense of responsibility towards authority especially teachers and parents,” NUGS said in a press release on Friday. “NUGS is committed to fighting for the welfare of Ghanaian students in the capacity as mother body of students of Ghana.”

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