Prince Selassie Yankey gains Admission at OKESS as a Rastafarian after Achimota School Saga

One student Rastafarian by the name Prince Selassie Yankey has gained admission at Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School (OKESS) by reports gathered by

Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School is a coed boarding school in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana.

Master Prince Selassie Yankey happens to be a first-year student and got admission to OKESS after writing his Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and was placed by the Computerized School Selection & Placement System (CSSPS).

A post sighted by on social media has confirmed the admission of Master Prince Selassie Yankey as a first-year student of the school.

The post reads;

“Beloved we have another victory today in KUMASI! Thank you JAH for another blessed day. We thank OKESS S.H.S Kumasi headmaster & administration for welcoming our prince Selassie Yankey as student. Thank you family for your support. Special thanks to Akoma FM King Isis & Rasfari Council. Much love & respect to you all family”.

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Earlier, the 19-year-old dreadlocked student, who has been denied admission at Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School (OKESS) in the Ashanti Region, says he is considering quitting school for good.

Prince Selassie Yankey and Dad

Selasi Yankee with an aggregate of 15 was placed at OKESS by Ghana Education Service (GES) computer placement system only to be denied admission by the school’s authorities under the pretext that “school regulations do not permit dreadlocks on campus” as earlier reported.

Prince Selassie Yankey and Family

Speaking on Akoma FM, Selasi Yankee disclosed that he will rather choose to keep his dreadlocks over the school when it comes down for him to choose between cutting his locks before he’s admitted into the school.


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