Kumasi Academy Death Cause of students death Ebola-related - Minister

At least, 3 students of Kumasi Academy are reported to have died within one week. This brings 7, the number of student deaths this year alone.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah has indicated that the cause of death of students at Kumasi Academy is Ebola-related.

In an interview with Kumasi-based Nhyira FM, the minister said: “This is not malaria and people are saying….it is likely to be Ebola.”

How the Minister arrived at this conclusion is not readily known since health professionals say they are still conducting investigations into the shocking deaths at the institution.

READ ALSO: Former Attorney General vows to seek justice for woman raped by Lebanese

At least, 3 students of Kumasi Academy are reported to have died within one week.

This brings 7, the number of student deaths this year alone. Most parents whose children are in the school are worried over the alarming incident.

READ ALSO: I want to resurrect KABA - Man of God pleads

The Minister of Education will meet the Directors of the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) over this alarming development on Tuesday (December 5, 2017).

Meanwhile, the Municipal Chief Executive of Asokore Mampong, Alhaji Alidu Seidu, has said the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research will present a report on the cause of deaths tomorrow, Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Photos Kumasi turns 'ghost town' as Otumfuo performs final ritualsbullet
2 Commonwealth Hall Student stabs man to death in the University of Ghanabullet
3 Rabih Haddad Suspected Lebanese rapist on oxygen support at Ridge...bullet
4 Horror Six killed in Suhum-Nsawam minibus and container crashbullet
5 NPP Government Government distances itself from Prof. Oquaye’s...bullet
6 In Ashanti Region NDC serial caller Appiah Stadium's house,...bullet
7 Aviation Minister inaugurates committee to probe Starbow...bullet
8 In Northern Region Gunmen open fire on traders at Najong;...bullet
9 GAF Military to establish Special Forces Units to combat...bullet
10 Cyber Crime Sakawa man cuts off boy's testes for ritualsbullet

Top Videos

1 Called to Order "Vacate military land" - Defence Minister tells Mahamabullet
2 Tradition First day of the final funeral rites of Asantehemaabullet
3 Libya-Slavery Migrant says he was sold into slavery by fellow Ghanaianbullet
4 Student Mortality Cause of students' death is Ebola related -...bullet
5 Chairman Wontumi NPP chairman shows off his $200,000 gold necklacebullet
6 Dismissals Local airline sacks workersbullet
7 Finally! Churches to pay taxbullet
8 Sex Enhancement Dugs Pharmacist cautions against use of...bullet
9 Happy Birthday Sir! Kuffour turns 79bullet
10 Illuminati Orphans at Osu Children's Home used for...bullet

Local