Asante Mampong, (Ash), May 31, GNA – Students and staff of the Asante Mampong Technical College of Education (MAMTECH) are living in fear following the invasion of snakes on the campus of the school.
Four persons on the college campus have already been bitten by snakes within the last four months.
Mr Douglas Koranteng, Dean of Students Affairs, told the Ghana News Agency that the authorities were very concerned about the situation.
He attributed it to the recent rainfall and said the authorities were doing everything possible to bring the situation under control.
Mr Koranteng, said the authorities were planning massive clean-up exercise to weed and spray the campus with chemicals as well as use grader to level all suspected breeding grounds of the reptiles.
However, some of the students attributed it to inadequate street lights at the campus and inadequate workers to weed the college campus.
Mr Collins Kesseh, the Municipal hospital administrator confirmed the reported cases of snake bites by the students and said all of them had been treated and discharged.
He said the hospital had enough serum for snake bites.