According to Ghanaontheglobe.com reports Methodist Church of Ghana has rejected call by Ghana Education Service to allow muslim students to fast at Wesley Girls Senior High School.
The authorities of Wesley Girls earlier on declined muslim students in the school to engage in the Ramadan fasting leading to public uproar from some parents.
As Ghanaontheglobe.com reported GES ordered the authorities of Wesley Girls to allow muslim students in the school to fast but it seems the owners of the school thus Methodist Church of Ghana has declined the directive.
The Methodist Church in a statement has asked Wesley Girls not to allow any Muslim student fast during Ramadan.
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The release by Methodist Church states,
“The school rule in question is a long-standing one that is also non-religious and various renowned Muslim ladies in Ghana have passed through the school adhering to such a rule. The policies of the School over the 186 years of its existence have resulted in Wesley Girls High School being the school of Choice, Excellence and Achievement and the Church remain in full support of these policies.
“The Methodist Church Ghana cannot accede to the unilateral directive issued by the Ghana Education Service and insists that the Ghana Education Service respects the long-standing partnership between the Government and the Mission schools”