Bantama SDA Primary Headteacher killed by armed robbers

A former Headteacher of the Bantama SDA Primary School in the Sene West District in the Bono East Region has been shot and killed by suspected armed robbers on the Bantama Kwame Danso road.

The teacher, Elijah Asante, who was one of the enumerators for the 2021 Population and Housing Census met his untimely death on his way home from an ongoing workshop for field officers in the District capital.

Check This Out: Newly Posted Teachers: We shall not recognize UCC 3-Sem Certificates – U/W GES

 

The incident occurred on Thursday evening at about 7:00 pm.

Bantama SDA Primary Headteacher killed by armed robbers | 1
The victim Elijah Asante

Speaking to JoyNews’ Anass Sabit, brother of the deceased, Enoch Asante, said that at the time his brother was stopped, the robbers had asked some passengers from another vehicle they had stopped to lie down.

“He was on a motorbike, so they stopped him too. After stopping him, we were not there, but what we heard was that there was a gunshot and one person was dead. So they reported it to the police, they rushed to the scene and picked the body to the hospital.”

 

He stated that some relatives who saw the motorcycle, at the police station where it had been sent to aid in the investigation, informed the family.

The mother of the former Headteacher said she was worried her son had not returned home the night before as expected. She added that she was heartbroken to hear the news of her hardworking son’s passing.

The nephew of the deceased, Kwame Christopher, indicated that his uncle was a breadwinner for the family who took care of many relatives. His death, he said, is a devastating blow to the family.

According to the residents, this is not the first robbery case or murder they have witnessed in the community. They appealed to the government for a heightened security service, stating that they are shaken by the incidents.

Enoch Asante said that there have been cases where a pastor, a driver’s mate among others, were murdered and the police failed to arrest the suspected robbers.

“But a police officer was killed and within two weeks they identified those robbers. So, we are appealing to the government to help with investigations to arrest the suspects.”

“We are appealing to the government to also bring more police and security in the district so the teachers in the villages can be protected from these cases, especially those still doing the course.”

Check This Out: It is comparatively advantageous acquiring a Teaching Certificate from College than University – Ellis Ferdinand

 


SEND US YOUR STORIES FOR PUBLICATION VIA WHATSAPP NUMBER0506440219

Get the Ghana Education Service New Standard–Based Scheme of Learning (SOL)HERE

Get the Ghana Education Service New Standard–Based Curriculum HERE

Get the  WAEC Marking Schemes HERE

Get the NaCCA/GES Standard-Based Lesson Plans HERE

Get the WAEC BECE, WASSCE, NTC Licensure Exam, and Teachers’ Promotion Exam Past Questions HERE


♥Copyright Notice: Content on This Website is Copyright Protected. No Part of this Content should be Reproduced without the Consent of the Author(s) or Recognition to the source of the Content.© 2020 Ellis Multimedia: EducationGhana.org: All Rights Reserved.♥


Discover more from EducationGhana

Subscribe to get the latest posts sent to your email.

Previous articleSenior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana to resume strike on May 18
Next articleAccra College of Education Alumni buries 2019 Graduate
Ellis Ferdinand
Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

What's your take on this Latest Development?