A security analyst has suggested to the Ghana Police Service some steps to regard when conducting investigations into the disaster at the Methodist school in Breman Gyambra which led to the death of six pupils.
Nana Owusu Sekyere affectionately known to eat, drink and sleep security in a statement said, the police enquiry team on the disaster should get basic information on the contractor of the building, stakeholders who awarded the contract.
He added that, the role played by the local housing authorities, head teachers and teachers of the school alongside that of the chairperson of the Parents and Teachers Association should not be left out.
According to him, this could be the basis of investigation which will subsequently lead to the cause of the accident which has caused turmoil in the whole community of Breman Gyambra.
This he also said will prevent such occurrences in the future.
He said, “A police enquiry into the case of the six children who died in the Breman school disaster must take an extensive dimension to include:
The contractor of the building, The approval of the site for building, Local housing authority, Teachers of the school especially the head teacher, PTA chairperson.
This approach will help broaden the angle of investigation and leave a legacy where lessons could be learnt to avert such disasters”.
Six pupils in the kindergarten class of the Methodist School in Breman Gyambra located in Asikuma Odoben-Brakwa District in the Central Region lost their lives in a gory collapse of their classroom block on Tuesday morning.
The seventh victim, a survivor is responding to treatment according to reports.
Eyewitness said there have been cracks in the walls of the school for quite a long while. Efforts by the headmaster through the writing of letters to the district assembly to solve the problem, fell on deaf ears.
Investigation into the cause of accident is said to begin hence Nana Owusu Sekyere giving some clues on some directions which will be of great help when followed accordingly.
Source: Topfmonline.com/Maame Yaa Emefa Coffie