Tension is amounting at the Ghana School of Law and the General Legal Council (GLC) following the wrongful withdrawal of thirty-one students studying the professional law course at the School (properly referred to as Makola).
According to the withdrawal letters signed by the acting Director of the School Maxwell Opoku Agyeman Esq, the affected students had failed to submit their Bachelor of Law (LLB Certificate) to the School to be filed by 19th January, 2021.
The affected students claimed that the School did not give them any notice as to the deadline for submission of their outstanding credentials and were surprisingly ambushed by a sudden withdrawal letter from the School. The affected students were former students from the Mountrest University College, GIMPA, University of Ghana, University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) and University of London which is locally affiliated with the Zenith University College.
The affected students spoke on conditions of anonymity. One of the students said that “I met all the conditions of admission as contained in the Law School Entrance Examination advert, successfully passed the entrance exams, received a provisional admission letter, paid a tuition fee of nine thousand six hundred Ghana cedis (GHC 9,600.00) and resigned from my job to concentrate on the professional law program and since the academic year began late October 2020 has been attending lectures until I was called to pick up a letter at the School’s Registry. Continue Reading