Odi Ahenkan of Peace FM has reacted to the viral video of some Senior High School (SHS) students hurling at President Akufo-Addo.
Odi Ahenkan accused some of his colleagues journalists including Captain Smart of Onua TV/FM for being the reason why the students were able to to insult the president with no respect.
According to him, some journalists sit on radio/television and disrespect the First Gentlemen of the land by throwing insults at him. People who look up to these journalists imitate them and also insult the President with no fear.
Five(5) students in a widely-circulated video seen and heard insulting President Akufo-Addo have identified as Form 2 students of Chiana Senior High School( SHS) in the Kassena Nankana West District of the Upper East Region.
Intelligence gathered by some state security institutions identified the students and consulted with the leadership of the school on the matter.
The students are Mariam GARIBA (Form 2 Science A);Amina ALI (Form 2 Home Economics B); Mariam Planger MATTEER (Form 2 Home Economics A); Janet NDANBIL (form 2 Home Economics A); and Patience ASAAH (form 2Arts B2).
According to information made available to the Director General, the Headmistress of Chiana SHS has initiated disciplinary action against the students even as investigations into the matter continue.
The viral video has received widespread condemnation from the public. Notwithstanding, others have blamed policies of the Government, headed by President Akufo-Addo, which have limited the authority of teachers with regards to ensuring discipline such as using corporal punishment.
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