•The school's board of governors cited they disagree with the court's ruling
• Tyrone Marhguy and Oheneba Nkrabea are expected to be admitted into the school
The Board of Governors of the Achimota School has announced its decision to appeal the recent high court ruling ordering it to admit the two Rastafarian boys, Tyrone Marhguy and Oheneba Nkrabea into the school.
In a statement issued on June 1, 2021, the board of governors of the school said they have instructed their lawyers to appeal the court decision as it disagrees with the ruling.
“The court ruled that the religious rights of the two applicants had been violated by the School Management as they sought to enforce the time-tested and well-known rules of the School.”
“The Court further directed the School to admit the two applicants. The school Board disagrees with the ruling of the Court. The School Board disagrees with the ruling of the Court,” portions of the statement read in part.
Read the statement below:
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