Monday, April 25, 2022

36 learners suspended after the 'dagga day' viral video

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will be present at the disciplinary hearing of suspended Leondale High School learners on Monday.

Thirty-six pupils have been suspended after taking part in a 'Dagga Day', shown in a videos that has since gone viral on social media of the learners consuming dagga.

Gauteng Education Department spokesperson, Steve Mabona: "We then acknowledged that that investigation will continue and as soon as we are ready with the outcome, we will then give to the parents. We also appeal to parents to support the school in all activities and make sure that they talk to their children to uphold discipline so that when they come to school, they know that they are there to be educated.

Following the incident the learners were suspended on Friday.

Earlier this month, a grade 12 learner was suspended after he sold dagga-infused muffins or space cakes at the Ekurhuleni's Randfontein High School. At the time, Mabona said around 11 learners felt sick and were rushed to medical facilities while two others were sent home.

COURTESY: Twitter - @Lesufi

by Everngelista Muza

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