The Government run Dolokelen Gboveh High School in Gbarnga is said to be in a state of deplorable condition as the lack of chairs draws the students’ attention.
Dolokelen Gboveh was established in 1957 as a high school in the county which pays attention to over thousands of students’ every academic year in Bong County.
Even though some of the chairs were reportedly repaired by the Parents Teacher Association of the school, but the situation is said to be turning worse as an estimated number of more than two hundred students were loitering the corridor of the school on Thursday as a result of chairs shortage.
Speaking in an interview with Journalist on the Campus of the School in Gbarnga following a tour of the facility, the principal of the school Mr. Wesseh Zoryou revealed that the school is experiencing serious difficulties when it comes to sitting capacity.
According to him, students have been standing up writing, which they described as a serious embarrassment and deplorable situation for the students learning process.
The Dolokelen Gboveh High School principal put the estimated number of students that are attending the school as over one thousand.
He used the medium to call on the Ministry of education through the Bong County School System and humanitarian organizations to go to their aid.
He said youths in the county are in dire need of quality education; as such MOE should urgently intervene in the situation for the sake of the students in other create a conducive atmosphere for learning
Also speaking, the Student Council President of the School Kongoi Gborkorquellie expressed sadness over the current condition of the school.
According to Student Gborkorquellie, besides the lack of chairs, there are series of problems currently at the school ranging from the laboratory which he said it has no equipment and also pointing at the lack of books at the library.
He said there is no need for the school to be called multilateral on grounds that it doesn’t have materials like a multilateral school.