Students Boycott Meals Over Poor Quality Of Food

students_dining-526x330The poor quality and quantity of food served at the Gbewa College of Education in Pusiga in the Upper East Region has triggered a students’ boycott.

On Monday, the over 800 students were demanding an increase in the quantity and quality of food from the management of their school.The students temporarily suspended their action after the intervention  of the District Chief Executive of Pusiga.

The DCE for Pusiga, Alhassan Abugbila told Citi News that the students had implored management of the school to increase the quantity and quality of their food.

“There was misunderstanding between students and management over the food that was served. According to the students when they got to the dining hall, the number of students exceeded the quantity of food that was served. So they made an appeal to management to increase the quantity,” he said.

He stated that the students had rescinded their decision to boycott meals served by the school adding that “the campus is very calm and they have taken their meals today”.

Alhassan Abugbila added that the grievances of the students had not been fully resolved and gave the assurance that the assembly would collaborate with the management and students of the school to the address the situation.




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