Principal Denies Allegation Mr Sayimah Kombian, Principal of the Tamale
Nurses Training College (NTC) has said
allegations and rumours of prostitution against his school and students are
unfounded and baseless. He therefore challenged those spreading the rumuor to
come forward with hard evidence or stop defaming the image and hard won
reputation of the students and institution for all the 36 years that it has
been in existence.
Mr. Kombian made this
declaration in an exclusive interview with Joseph Ziem, fiila FM reporter.
According to the Principal, as much as the allegations might appear to be true
they should be backed by concrete evidence. Rumuors have been rife in the
Tamale Metropolis that some students of NTC have been engaging in prostitution.
Critics and social commentators have attributed the phenomenon on lack of
potable water, inadequate hostel facility and power outages among other social
It has been alleged that, men
who wanted girls for a date, just needed to carry some gallons of water, gas
cylinders and burners to the college and they easily walked away with
susceptible female student.
Refuting the allegations further,
John Bornah, Assistant Principal of Tamale NTC noted that, the allegations
started somewhere 1980 when the college was established. Mr. Bornah maintained
that, no student stays outside the college up to 10 pm in the night, adding
that there is someone who has been charged to keep an eye on the movement of
students in the night on campus aside the official security man for the
Meanwhile, in an earlier
interview with Konlan Lambongang, the SRC President of the Tamale NTC, he urged
authorities of the college to erect fence walls around the school. He believed
in every institution, there are recalcitrants adding that, the erection of the
fence will limit the movement of students and influx of visitors to the