The Member of Parliament for Krowor Constituency Agnes Naa Momo Lartey has reached out to the Junior High School teacher with was a subject of assault from some students over homework.
Starrfm.com.gh earlier on Thursday, reported that a final year student of Kroma 2 JHS at Nungua, a suburb of Accra, has together with his gang attacked a teacher for punishing him over his failure to do his homework.
Information gathered by Starr News indicates that the student, run home after he was punished, gathered his gang in a Sprinter Bus, and stormed the school to attack the teacher leaving the teacher with a facial wound.
The teacher was rescued by his colleagues and rushed to the LEKMA Hospital where his wounds were stitched and later discharged.
After the attack, the mother of the student also besieged the school and rained insults on the teacher identified as Mr Moses Onyameasem who was already in hospital receiving treatment for his wounds.
The development has led to the closure of the school and some other schools in the area until further notice.
The MP of Krowor has since donated an undisclosed amount of cash to the victim to cater for the initial cost of his medical treatment.
The MP said she is in touch with the Municipal Education Director to ensure the necessary steps are taken to avoid such future occurrences.
She, therefore, pledged her support to the victim and his family through his recovery.
Mrs Lartey also assured the teachers in the area of her maximum support in ensuring their safety is assured.
This she believes will create a conducive environment for teaching, and learning to thrive.
The MP and the traditional Council and other stakeholders are expected to address the general public, particularly teachers, via a press conference on Monday at the Palace of the Nungua Mantse
On Tuesday, February 23, MP Krowor, the lawmaker together with regional and municipal directors of education, the police, a traditional council rep, PTA chairman and their union reps met with teachers of KroMA 2 schools to assure them and allay their fears.
The stakeholder took the opportunity to deliberate on the way forward. At the meeting, Krowor MP requested to personally visit the victim.
On Wednesday, February 24, the MP met the assaulted teacher at the premises of the Municipal Education Directorate to check on his medical state.
Further discussions with the Municipal Director of education centred on ways to avert any such occurrences in the future via enhanced security at the schools and other strategies.
Source: Ghana /Starrfm.com.gh/Murtala Inusah