The Chief of Amamoma in the Cape Coast Metropolis of the Central region Nana Yartel has accused male students of the Cape Coast University of impregnating girls in the metropolis and ditching them.
According to him, the male students lure the girls in the area into sexual relationships and break up with them immediately they become pregnant.
He said the poor girls who are mostly unemployed are left with no choice but to allow their fatherless children roam the streets to fend for themselves.
The angry chief who spoke to Starr News' Central Regional Correspondent Kwaku Baah-Acheamfour said the traditional council has resolved to force marriage on any student who impregnates a woman in the area.
He, however, advised the girls in the metropolis to stay away from male students of the university.
“I have told them that if you impregnate any lady in my community, you will be forced to marry her. It’s some of them; I won’t say all of them (students). There are instances where my own niece was involved with one of the students and after school, she could not trace him again even though he promised to marry her. She had broken heart.
“There is another case where my niece got pregnant for a student who was already married and I didn’t want to disturb his marriage so I had to take care of the girl and the baby. So I have warned ladies too to stay away from them,” he said.