Tyrone Marghuy: Achimota school adds controversial rasta student to its NSMQ squad

Achimota Senior High School has included Tyrone Marghuy in the school's team for the National Science and Maths Quiz competition.

Tyrone Marghuy

Tyrone’s admission into the school sparked national debate as the school initially refused to admit him due to his dreadlocks. The case was heard in a Ghanaian court and the verdict went in favour of Tyrone Marghuy.

In an update shared by the school via a social media post, Marghuy is among the squad that will represent the school in the upcoming completion.

#AchimotaAt96 🎹 Last month, our @nsmqghana team participated in a Trial session as we prepare for the upcoming quiz season.


We encourage all members of our community to reach out to the team and help equip them for a successful season.” the school said in a post that came with photos that captured Tyrone Marghuy sitting among the school’s NSQM team.

The post has shocked many over how Achimota School initially refused to admit the brilliant student because of his dreadlocks. "The chief cornerstone was once rejected. Wei! Why do this to ourselves," a Facebook user wrote.

Another said "Shame on yall, the guy u were dragging around bcoz of Locs is the one making u proud," with one Dr Yaw Opoku adding that "Eeeiiii. This guy prophesied that he will be there to represent them. Indeed, he has fulfilled his dream. Rasta! Hard guy".



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