We need 30 additional classrooms to exit double track-GHANASCO Assistant head
The infrastructural challenges confronting the various Senior High Schools (SHS) in the northern region is manifesting during covid-19 period.
The safety protocols of covid-19 according to Authorities will affect the intake of students if additional facilities are not put in place by the close of this year.
Even though the various SHS are ready to reopen on 5th October 2020, accommodation remains headache for most heads of the second cycle institutions.
The inadequate infrastructure has been overstretched with some school improvising to contain the situation.
As part of measures to prevent further spread of covid-19, schools have been advised to ensure that students are not crowded in dormitories, classrooms and dining halls.
Assistant Head Master for domestic of the Ghana Senior High School (GHANASCO), Mr Abdul Nasir Ismail told the media during the 3rd phase of disinfection of basic and senior high schools exercise under taken by Zoomlion Ghana.
GHANASCO, Mr Ismail said was grateful to government and Zoomlion for making the disinfection exercise a quarterly one.
The school, he assured is ready for reopening managerial wise but inadequate infrastructure remains big challenge.
He revealed that the school still needs 30 additional classrooms before it can exit from the double track system which emanated from infrastructural deficit.
The assistant head master explained that even though there is an ongoing boy’s dormitory by government, the contractor need to double up his work to be able completes it before the year ends.
Senior Communication Officer at Zoomlion, Mr Francis Atayuri Abiribo reiterated the company’s committed in ensuring that all basic and senior high schools are free from virus and other harmful bacterial.
Mr Francis expressed resentment about some heads of schools not cooperate for with the team the exercise and appeal to them to cooperate for the safety of students warning that any attempt to frustrate the exercise will mean disobeying the government directives and also disregarding the health of students