UG boosts campus security

The management of the University of Ghana has announced security and safety measures on campus to protect the university community following an attack on a final-year student on Sunday, 5 May 2019...


The management of the University of Ghana has announced security and safety measures on campus to protect the university community following an attack on a final-year student on Sunday, 5 May 2019.

Mr Daniel Osei was attacked by armed men along the road leading to Evandy hostel from Pentagon on the school’s campus.

The victim, who was butchered and sustained several cutlass wounds on his head, has been admitted to the 37 Military Hospital.

The development has ignited fear in the university community, who called on the management of the school to tighten security on campus.

After a meeting between the leadership of the students and the University Council of which the Vice-Chancellor and other university authorities were present, the management resolved to implement the following security measures”

■Management to provide fuel for SRC shuttle to transport students to and from the 24-hour reading room to various halls of residence.

■Management to mount permanent security posts on the TF/Bani stretch by the close of this week.

■Police/National Security to resume night patrolling today.

■Bushes along the TF/Bani stretch to be cleared immediately.

■Students advised to carry ID cards after 10 p.m.

■Management to consider installing barricades on the TF/Bani stretch to prevent assailants from getting easy access to the avenue.

In the interim, the students have been encouraged to walk in groups, get pepper sprays and avoid using some obscure places when it is late.


Source: Ghana/ClassFMonline.com/91.3FM



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