University of Ghana condemns clashes between students

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The University of Ghana has condemned clashes between students of Commonwealth and Mensah Sarbah Halls Friday evening.

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The University in a statement, said efforts are underway to identify the “perpetrators and those found culpable of breaking national laws or University regulations, will be appropriately sanctioned.”

“Management assures the University community of its resolve to ensure that academic work and other activities proceed without hindrance, and of its commitment to safeguarding peace and stability on all campuses of the University,” the statement added.

The clashes that went on into the early hours of Saturday led to the stealing of a bust of John Mensah Sarbah, situated outside the Mensah Sarbah Hall.

According to information, some students have been picked up by the Legon Police.

Below is the full statement by the University management

NOTICE: CLASHES BETWEEN STUDENTS OF COMMONWEALTH AND MENSAH SARBAH HALLS

Management of the University has noted with concern, yet another series of clashes between students of Commonwealth and Mensah Sarbah Halls, which occurred late in the evening of Friday, August 5th, and in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 6th, 2022.

Management condemns these needless acts of violence that have led to injuries and destruction of property and calls on students of the two Halls to immediately halt any planned continuation of these acts.

Efforts to identify the perpetrators are ongoing, and those found culpable of breaking national laws or University regulations, will be appropriately sanctioned.

Management assures the University community of its resolve to ensure that academic work and other activities proceed without hindrance, and of its commitment to safeguarding peace and stability on all campuses of the University.

Emelia Agyei-Mensah (Mrs.)

Registrar

Source: starrfm

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