The Yendi Municipal Assembly has petitioned President Nana Akufo-Addo calling for his intervention to ensure the award went to the deserving student.
Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Ahmed Abubakari who signed the petition insisted Miss Hasanatu should be given the award and not Abubakari Yussif who scored a lesser grade.
“It is against this backdrop that, I have tendered in this petition on her behalf for your Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana to intervene for the right thing to be done, for justice and fairness to prevail in this matter, please,” the MCE requested in the petition.
He told Starr News in a later interview that he was demanding the selection committee to look into the case and ensure justice.
“Because I heard the information late, so all I needed to do is to put out the petition so that the authorities that to crosscheck with the selection committee, whether what we are saying is true or not,” he said, adding “I’m looking for justice to prevail and nothing else.