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GES direct schools to allow Muslim students to fast

The GES has also told parents to write to schools, relieving it of any obligation should their Muslim wards suffer health complications for partaking in the Ramadan fast

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has directed the management of Senior House Schools across the country to allow Muslim students to partake in the ongoing Ramadan fast.

In a press statement dated May 1, the Head of Public Relations, Cassandra Twumasi indicated that students nationwide who wish to fast for religious obligations would not be hindered from doing so.

“The Ghana Education Service, therefore, directs authorities of Wesley Girls High School as well as any other school to allow any such student who wishes to fast for any religious reason to do so.”

However, the letter noted that parents of such wards are to write to the respective school relieving it of any obligation should such students suffer health complications.

Read full statement below