A Third Fire Outbreak occurred at Wa Senior High Technical School on Thursday, 27th January 2022, This was after two cases were recorded on 22nd and 23rd of January 2023.
The third Development resulted in students agitating to be left to go home, it took the Intervention of Ghana Police Service though Active Classes have been suspended and schooling activities halted.
The fire Outbreaks were recorded in three different Facilities
The Ghana National Fire Service is currently investigating cause of the fire but some stakeholders Including a Journalist by Name Morris Banaamwine has stated that he Suspects the fire Outbreak is planned.
He made the pronouncements at Radio Waa in Yelkabaahi Program, Co Hosted by Dennis Salia on Thursday 26th January 2023.
The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, has commiserated with the victims of the fire disaster that occurred at the Wa Senior High Technical School (WASECTECH) in the Wa Municipality.
About 114 female students of the school had been directly affected by the fire disasters that occurred at the school on Sunday and Monday nights both at about 2019 leaving two hostel accommodations destroyed.
According to him, he had scheduled meetings with the Ministry of Education and the GetFund Secretariat and would table the incident before the two institutions for swift intervention.
He said they will put in place measures to ensure the awful fire outbreak incident did not repeat at the school.
He said this when he visited the school to ascertain the level of destruction caused by the fire.
The minister urged the student to put the sordid experience behind them, recover as soon as possible, and continue with their academic activities while the authorities work to fix the damage caused and said closing down the school will be the last resort.
Mr Ismail Salih, the Headmaster of the school, said all the female students in the school had been moved to stay at the Assembly Hall while steps were taken to resettle them.