The Deputy Minister for Information, Pius Enam Hadzide has disclosed that government will soon engage the Parent-Teacher Associations over incessant request for the closure of Senior High Schools after recording Covid-19 cases.
According to him, they may have a genuine concern but they will have to engage them further on their decisions to have these schools closed.
Speaking on Okay FM’s ‘Ade Akye Abia’ programme, Mr, Hadzide explained that though the government has instituted measures including a Committee to handle the safety of these students, they will still have to engage the Association and have further discussions with them.
He however, said the situation is worrisome but they will need to explain some things to them help them understand that government has what it takes to management the situation and take absolute care of the students who are currently in school.
He added that enough measures have been put in place to avoid or limit the spread in these schools as they prepare to write their exams.
As at Tuesday 14th July, 2020, Ghana’s count stood at 25,252 with 21,397 having recovered and/or discharged and 139 deaths, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS).