Nikita, Tyrone and Amrita Marhguy

Information available to indicates that St.John’s Grammar Senior High School in Achimota-Accra has admitted 2 female Rastafarian students just in the week past.

The two female admitted students are part of a triplet and their youngest brother is the guy who was rejected by Achimota School for his dreadlocks after he obtained (Aggregate 6) in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and was placed by the Computerized School Selection & Placement System (CSSPS).

The two girls, Nikita and Amrita Marhguy, make up triplets with Tyrone Marguay, who were refused admission into Achimota School for similar reasons.

Mr. Marguay told Manuel Koranteng of Joy News that the old student association of St. John’s Grammar SHS have asked him to cut his wards’ hair or risk having them removed.

According to Tyrone, he and his sisters feel angry, disappointed, and oppressed by the actions of the authorities. “I am angry, I am sad, I am disappointed, all put together. [My sisters] are also affected now.

Nikita and Amrita Marhguy

I came to visit them yesterday and everything seemed cool. But they came home complaining that some members the old students association (JOSA) came and asked them questions which they found very offensive,” he said.

He wants to be assessed based on merit and not his hair which is only an extract of his religion.

Nikita and Amrita Marhguy are sisters to Tyrone Marhguy, the Rastafarian boy who was refused admission by Achimota over…

Posted by Manuel Koranteng on Tuesday, March 23, 2021


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