The Ghana Education Service GES) has set up a seven-member committee to investigate claims that of sexual involvement of teachers in Ejisuman Senior High School (SHS) with some female students they have been teaching.
Serving on this committee are representatives from the GES, the Ghana Police Service, the Municipal Assembly, the School’s Board of Governors and the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
It is chaired by Mr. Patrick D. Boateng and it has been given two weeks to submit its findings.
Mr. Mohammed Habib, the Municipal Coordinating Director, at the official inauguration, reminded the members to be diligent in the assigned task – do a thorough job to establish the truth or otherwise of the allegation that had triggered a wave of public outcry.
He added that it was an opportunity for everybody with any shred of evidence relating to the matter to provide it.
The committee would begin its public hearing today (Wednesday).
Nana Kofi Poku, the Nkosuohene of Ejisu, who is reported to have made the sex misconduct claim, which had brought pain and shame to school to journalists, would be appearing before it.
Also expected to give evidence are teachers and students of the SHS and some journalists.