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Some of our colleagues went round, majority of Teachers were not in school.
Some schools were closed, others were seen Writing Examination being supervised by the National service personnel.
Teacher unions declared strike over the cost of living allowance.
Teachers were seen teaching in some schools.
GBCNews report sighted by seekersnewsgh.com indicates as they visited T.I Ahmadiyya Senior High School near the Baba Yara sports Stadium in Kumasi, second year students were writing their End of term Examination including Ashanti Twi paper Two and Geography Paper one under the supervision of both National Service personnel and selected 3rd-year students with the Assistant Headmasters as supervisors and coordinators.
However, in one of the classroom, a teacher was found teaching his class and when he was asked whether or not he was aware of the strike, he responded he was yet to hear of the strike declaration.
Few other schools saw teachers around in the morning to direct students and later left.
Teachers were still hanging around schools and protecting students one way or the other.
The Deputy Ranking Member for Education, Clement Apaak is urging the Ghana Education Service to close down schools if the ongoing strike by teacher unions over the non-payment of Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) lasts for more than two days. Close down schools if teachers’ strike over COLA persists – Clement Apaak to GES
In recent development, The nurses and senior Lecturers at the University of Ghana have also express their concern and given their support to the teachers, they will be joining the Teachers in demand of cost of living allowance.