DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME!
From JOY ONLINE (Ghana):
The proprietor of a Senior High School situated at Mataheko in Accra who is also a priest of the Anglican church (name withheld), has allegedly ordered some students of his school to lie on their back and gaze directly at the sun for half an hour, for failing to buy a teaching syllabus. Some of the students narrating the incident on Asempa FM’s Abrabo programme on Tuesday said, they were in their various classrooms during lessons when the proprietor came to demand the teaching syllabus and further asked those who did not have it to see him in his office. According to them, upon reaching the principal’s office they realized almost all the first and second-year students had already gathered in front of the proprietor’s office for failing to produce their copies of the same syllabus. They said, it was then that he eventually asked all of them to lie straight on their backs with instructions to look directly into the sun.
The public Relations officer of at the Ghana Education Service, Charles Parker-Allotey in an interview with Maame Akua, host of Abrabo has condemned the action of the school proprietor. He stated that it is the responsibility of the school authorities to buy teaching syllabuses for the teachers of the school and not the students.