District Chief Executive (DCE), Hon, Samuel Addai Agyekum has confirmed that Basic Schools in the Kumawu constituency have been closed down ahead of the by-election.
Electoral Commission (EC) reports have it that about 70% of polling stations in the constituency are located in schools which may disrupt instructional hours if pupils are in school while voting is taking place.
According to the District Security Committee (DISEC), schools in Kumawu would be closed down for tomorrow’s by-election for the safety of both teachers and pupils.
“Because of the election which will be conducted tomorrow, schools in the constituency have been temporarily closed down. This is the safeguard the security of our future leaders”, Hon Addai Agyekum said on Angel FM.