A 18-year-old student who sustained a fractured leg in the Ejuraman Anglican SHS accident received GH10,000 in hospital bills settlement from the Chief of the Ejura Traditional Area, Barimah Osei Hwedie II.
At Ejuraman Anglican SHS, dozens of pupils were sent to the hospital when the school’s dining hall fell on them on Monday, February 6,2023.
According to reports, an 18-year-old female student who was injured in the terrible accident shattered her leg, making her situation more serious than that of the other students who have already been released from the hospital.
In order to receive orthopedic treatment, the female student was moved from the Ejura Government Hospital to Jamasi Pope John Medical Center, although this cost Gh10,000.
Traditional leaders attended the school to express their sympathies under the leadership of Barimah Osei Hwedie II, who also serves as the protocol officer for the Office of the Vice President of Ghana.
During the visit on Thursday, February 9, 2023, Barimah Osei Hwedie II stated that the traditional council has chosen to pay the student’s medical expenses.
He was especially pleased that there had been no reported fatalities at the school.
He continued by saying that he had asked the Municipal Chief Executive of Ejura Sekyeredumase to assist in paying the medical costs of the other kids who had sustained less serious injuries in the tragedy.
The headmistress of the school Miss Afia Sarpong Asamoah Bonsu expressed gratitude to Barimah Osei Hwedie II for his sterling leadership and commitment exhibited during the crisis.
“We were hepless when the incident occurred, but this gesture from our generous chief has given us new hope and the school will forever be grateful to him”
Source: Ghanatodayonline.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng