Children of college-heading age in the coastal neighborhood of Apewosika in the Western Region have difficulty generating choices on how to invest their working day as they roam along the coast amidst Covid-19 pandemic.
This is leading lots of of them into unlucky situations which could have been very easily averted if universities were being session.
A four-12 months-outdated boy turned a target of these circumstance when he decided to visit his grandmother some time back.
She was unavailable upon his arrival in Axim.
This small then determined to adhere to buddies to the seashore all around the new see defence wall at the ongoing harbour development in Axim.
Regrettably, the boy fell into the sea and was afterwards uncovered dead by a fisherman that exact same day.
The shore keeps the sea at bay and the faculty keeps small children from loitering about. But with the onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic resulting in schools’ closure, young children have regained flexibility to roam unsupervised.
“Everywhere they ought to choose treatment of the youngsters, I’m expressing this for the reason that small children will be taking part in, they must be heading someplace hazardous, for me, I believe that if the university is open up, is even better,” a annoyed mum or dad reported.
Pleasure News’ Inna Thalia-Quansah frequented the coastal place of Apewosika and encountered several little ones of school-likely age building every day choices on how to shell out their time.
A 13-12 months-previous pupil of Stop Time Preparatory School in Axim, Douglas Kofi (not his genuine title) was participating in at the seashore with his young brother taking part in.
In their possession was a tiny sack with about 5 very little fish. He instructed the reporter that playing alongside the seaside has develop into a day-to-day regimen considering that colleges had been shut.
“The circumstance is extremely lousy we must have long gone to school this year. The coronavirus pandemic has taken in excess of the globe and we have been asked not to go into the general public so am right here to enjoy,” he explained.
In accordance to the reporter, there are numerous other small children both males and females just like him have a time of their lives with all sorts of things to do together the sea.
About a five-moment walk from Douglas, she achieved Daniel Boateng and his mates on a huge Canoe busily serving to some adults in curing it. He appeared disturbed.
He told the reporter he is having advantage of the crack to discover a new talent to make some excellent money.
“I’m now a carpenter at the fishing shore, I have the woods and nail it. Considering that the closure of schools, I have decided to find out a trade so I can make some money.”
Kwesi Ntar has been described by in excess of a hundred young children as Coach 1. Many of them are football enthusiasts and appreciate to be around him.
He has taken it on himself to organise soccer competitions for the small children to perform near to the sea as they wait to go back again to faculty upcoming 12 months.
“The college students are not going to faculty that is why organise football levels of competition for them,” he reported.