Head master of Benkum Senior High School in the Eastern Region has been accused for $e.xually harassing at least 15 students leading to his interdiction by the Ghana Education Service (GES).
The headmaster in question, Mr. Emmanuel Nyarko has since been asked to step aside from his position as headmaster of the school as investigations are been conducted.
The news was first reported by onuaonline over the weekend.
Other teachers and students have also spoken about his actions on campus where he usually keeps female students in his office at odd hours.
According to a deputy spokesperson for the Education Ministry, Yaw Opoku Mensah, the matter has been under investigation for some time now. He spoke in a recent interview with Citi News.
“The investigation has started and the regional education outfit is in charge and the school has paved the way for investigations to start for the headmaster to give out the space or step aside for the committee to have the atmosphere to carry on with the investigations as per the code of conduct of GES.
“The Ministry is monitoring the development, and we urge the public to stay calm and help with the investigative process. And actually, a report of the outcome of the investigations will be communicated to the GES in headquarters for other actions to be taken” he mentioned.
The Headmaster, Mr. Emmanuel Nyarko is actually an old student of the school and previously taught Accounting and Costing at Tema Secondary School.