Traditional authorities have revealed that the alleged ghost scare that hit the fumbisi Senior High School few days ago is not new and that it last happened in 1998. Students in the school were attacked by unknown spirits.
This was disclosed by the District Chief Executive of the Builsa South District, Dr.Daniel Gariba. He revealed that some consultation with the traditional authorities in the area revealed that something of that nature occurred in 1998 and may have resurfaced to haunt students of the school.
Dr. Gariba dispelled rumours making the round on social media and other media platforms that there is a ghost attack on the female students and their dormitory block. He said the incident was something more like a spiritual attack and not ghost attacking students.
The Fumbisi SHS in the Builsa South District of the Upper East Region has been closed down temporally and student asked to return to their parents over an alleged spiritual attacks on students of the institution.
Speaking to Word Fm on “Tɔgesɛra”, the District Chief Executive for the area, Dr. Daniel Gariba, Confirmed the incident. He said the incident has been brought to his attention.
Mr. Gariba recounted that in the evening of October 6th, at about 9pm, a female student fell from the top floor of a two storey block and became unconscious and was rushed to the Sandema hospital.
About 10 girls subsequently suffered the same faith and are currently on admission at the Fumbisi and Sandema District Hospitals recieving treatment.
Dr. Gariba said after consultations with the District Security Council and the Regional Education Directorate, an agreement was reached to close down the school to forestall the problem from escalating.
The District Security Council has, meanwhile, asked the Traditional Authorities to do some investigations into the issue and perform the necessary traditional purification so that by Saturday the 12th of October 2019 the students could return to school to continue with their academic work.
The DCE urged Parents and guardians who have their wards in the school to remain claim.