Reports say the students started complaining of severe tummy upsets after they ate ‘waakye’, a popular meal prepared with rice and beans.

The incident happened on Monday after the students took the food prepared from the school’s kitchen, JoyNews has learnt.

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Although school authorities are yet to officially speak to the issue, a source close to the school has told JoyNews that scores of students complained of diarrhoea after consuming the food.

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The affected students were rushed to the Regional Hospital at Koforidua, where they are receiving treatment, the source added.