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40 KNUST Students Dismissed 10/2/2007
Forty second-year students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) who used forged results slips to gain admission have been summarily dismissed. The dismissal of the culprits, made up of 31 males and nine females, takes immediate effect. According to the university authorities the students were dismissed after in-depth investigations proved that their examination results presented for admission last year had been forged.

A statement issued and signed by the Registrar, Mr Koby Yebo-Okrah, named the affected students as Aban Musah Gyimah, formerly of Anglican Secondary School in Kumasi, who was studying Agric Engineering; Adjei Maxwell Ntiri, a Building Technology student, formerly of Technology Secondary School in Kumasi; Adjei Solomon, a Geography student, formerly of Islamic Secondary School in Kumasi; Jacqueline Adu-Amankwah, a Geomatic Engineering student, and Obed Agyapong, a Bachelor of Business Administration student, both former students of Anglican Secondary School in Kumasi.

Others included Samuel Agyemang Owusu, a Forest Resources Technology student, formerly of Kumasi High School; Gladys Amoah, who was offering English and was formerly at the Presby Secondary/Commercial School in Accra; Emmanuel Amoako Sarfo, who was offering Physics and was a former student of Konongo-Odumase Secondary School at Konongo; Emmanuel Ampia, who was offering Painting and Sculpture and was formerly of the T.I. Ahmadiyya Secondary School in Kumasi; Charles Apaw, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, formerly of Pope John Secondary School at Koforidua; Asenso Godfred Boakye, a Settlement, Planning student who was a private candidate; Emmanuel Asiedu, a Geological Engineering student and former student of Prempeh College in Kumasi; Romeo Barnor, a Nursing student who was a private candidate; Pricilla Bediako, a Geography student, formerly of Afua Kobi Ampem Secondary School at Trabuom, and Emmanuel Brefo Appiah, a Forest Resource Technology student, formerly of Konongo-Odumase Secondary School.

Also dismissed for the same offence were Dogbatse Kwaku Godson., a Telecom Engineering student, who was a private candidate; Kwame Agyemang Duah, who was offering Economics, formerly of Ghana National College in Cape Coast; Claudia Effa Afriyie, a Computer Engineering student, who was a private candidate; Ama Eyison, a Rural Art and Industry student, also a private candidate, and Alfred Kojo Gyan, a Rural Art and Industry student, formerly of Pope John Secondary School.

The others included Kwame Kankam, a Computer Engineering student, formerly of Opoku Ware School in Kumasi; Henry Kusi Marfo, Rural Art and Industry student, who was a private candidate; Laud Mills, a Civil Engineering student, formerly of Presec-Legon, Accra; Mohammed Kassim, a Geography student, formerly of Konongo Odumase Secondary School; Edward Moro, who was offering Applied Biology, formerly of St Peter''s Secondary School at Nkwatia; Ruth Nyamekye Anastasia, a Computer Engineering student, formerly of Kumasi Girls'' Secondary School, and Opoku Mensah Jennifer, a History and Political Science student, who was a private candidate.

Others affected were Nana Osei Bonsu, Communication Design student, who was a private candidate; Osei Kesseh Ebenezer, an Economics student and formerly of Kumasi High School; Otu Joshua Tetteh, a Computer Engineering student, a private candidate; Enock Owusu, a Human Biology student formerly of St John''s Grammar School; Sandy Owusu,a Physics student, formerly of Konongo Odumase Secondary School, Nana Owusu Achia, an English student and a private candidate, and Frank Owusu, an Agriculture student and formerly of A.P.I., Madina.

The rest were Pankhurst Atkins Moses, a part-time Bachelor of Business Administration student, formerly of Mfantsipim School in Cape Coast; Jeremiah Quartey, an Architecture student, formerly of Achimota School, Accra; Derrick Sarpong Kumah, a Diploma in Natural Resources student and formerly of Kumasi High School; Smith Edward John, a Biochemistry student and formerly of Pope John Secondary School, and Woadzro Mawulolo K. Julius, a Pharmacy student and formerly of St. John''s Grammar School.

Meanwhile, the university authorities have urged members of the KNUST community to help rid the University of the canker of forged documents and ensure a clean and healthy admission process. They also appealed to parents and guardians to desist from assisting their children and wards to engage in such practices, since they would eventually be found out and dealt with.

Source:
Daily Graphic

 
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