Two Rastafarian Students with the names Tyrone Marhguy and Oheneba Nkrabea in March were denied admission into the Achimota School. For the reason being because they have dreadlocks on their head.
Alumnus of the School, Ghanaians and the Rastafarian Society in Ghana all gave their views on the issue. But it still didn’t seem to work out for the Rastafarian Students to gain admission.
Therefore, the case was presented in court by the parents of both Students with support from the Rastafarian Society. Their petition was that the court allow their children gain admission into the school.
The event took place at Human Rights Court 1 Division of the High Court in Accra. After debilitating on the matter, the verdict directed Achimota School to get the two students admitted into the school.
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This has became an all joy moment for Tyrone Marhguy and Ohenebra Nkrabea because they have won the case. They further expressed their joy in interviews by media houses at around the court premises in Accra. This has also gain lots of momentum and reactions on social media and across Ghana.