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General News of Friday, 3 May 2002

Source: gna

15 TECH students dismissed for forgery

Fifteen students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have been sacked from the University for presenting forged results of their Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) results, for admission for the 2001/2002 academic year.

This was contained in a release issued and signed by the Registrar of KNUST, Mrs. Sophia Quashie-Sam in Kumasi on Thursday. The release stated "In the course of verifying the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination results submitted by students for admission during the 2001/2002 admission exercise, it was detected that the 15 students overstated their grades." The release said further investigations confirmed that the SSSCE results presented by the 15 students were forged.

The affected students were: Omilana Robert, from Tema Secondary School and Vinyo George, Ghana Secondary School, both Mathematics students, Agbotse Richard Kojo, Tema Secondary School, Agyemang Edward, Pempeh College, Asiama Simon, Prempeh College, who were all offering the Building Technology programme.

The others are Agbangiba Victor Aziz, Achimota school, Addo Ernest Osanyoumo, Suhum Sec-Tech, both reading Industrial Art, Barnie Boakye Samuel, Kumasi High School, and Ablordepey Elizabeth Accra Girls Secondary School who were offering Fine Art.

The rest were, Amoako Boschi Bernard, St. Aquinas Sec. School, Darko Kwaku Patrick, former school unknown, but also offering Fine Art, Antwi Emmanuel, Technology Secondary School, Integrated Rural Art, Boafo Wilfred, Prempeh

College, Agric. Engineering, Asiedu Yeboah Eric, Prempeh College, Medical Laboratory technology and Longdon-Acquah Bernard, Chemu Sec. School, who offers social science.