Lawyer Kenneth Ghartey has said that the existing culture of not standing up to authority in Ghana is something that must be done away with.

His comment comes after Ghana’s foremost Science School Presbyterian Boys Senior High School, Legon issued a Press Statement calling for an investigation into what they describe as being given a raw deal during the finals of the highly revered quiz competition.

To him, it’s about time Ghanaians understand that people who have been cheated or have been unfairly handled speak up so that such “bad treatment is not meted out to others going forward.

He said “The alumni of Presec, Ghana’s foremost Science school have noticed mistakes in the answers to. science and maths quiz and awards of marks, should they sit idle and not complain? To what end is raising this concern making us sore losers. Like the alumni director of Communications stated this was indeed an INTERNAL memo because of agitations on our alumni platforms with world-class engineers and other scientists expressing misgivings especially about the NSMQ. Even pronunciation by the respected Prof Kaufmann misled some of the teams. This happened after proper review of the recordings of the quizzes.”

To him, there is the need for Presec to lead in calling for the right things to be done and that should never be seen as bad manners from the school. Read More

By Ian Dei

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