Teachers in Dorimon in the Way West district of the Upper West region are complaining bitterly of the continues theft cases in the district which is affecting their works as teachers in the district.
Some of the teachers have complained of how their items including mattresses, home appliances and even sandals get stolen when they travel during holidays.
According to one of the teachers,his mattress and bedsheet were stolen and when he laid a complain nothing was done so he issued a threat to take an oath, after some few days these items were found in a nearby bush.
Another teacher said his shoes were stolen also and when he threatened to take an oath these sandals were later returned but he refused to push the case further for personal reasons.
In a related story by upperwestmedia.net ,when the website contacted Ababasa, assembly man for the area , he lamented, “we are aware of the disturbing issue, most teachers have reported similar cases to us but when we insist on pursuing the issue further they resisted”.
The Assembly member also directed the also the issue of increasing crime rate to the few number of police officers they have in the area.
“When there is a problem, what we do is to contact the wechiau patrols which is situated far from here if something can be done about that, am not satisfied with the number of police officers we have and besides some are not performing their duties”.he stated.
The teachers lamented on the adverse effects of the theft cases on academic work at Dorimon Schools because teachers don’t have interest in working there.