Recent reports have it that the notorious terrorist group ISIS is recruiting students from Ghanaian universities.
Investigations are ongoing on how ISIS recruits students from Africa countries.
A security personnel in Ghana, Mr Donkor, has revealed that IS agents recruited students after urging them to join radical online forums.
According to recent reports, Mohammad Nazir Nortei Alema, a 25 year old who studied geography at the prestigious Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, was confirmed as one of those who had joined IS.
He confirmed that no less than two Ghanaian students have traveled to join ISIS. He also claimed that recruits traveled through Burkina Faso or Nigeria, before receiving training at a camp in Niger, and then making the onward journey to Turkey or Syria.
Ghanaians were quite shocked at this because the country has not experience any Islamist militancy compared to its neigbours.
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But it is now dawning on this West African nation that the problem may have reached closer to home.
The issue has become part of a nationwide discourse. Parents are worrying about their children and the Muslim community is anxious to disassociate itself from Islamist extremism.
Recently, a notorious ISIS cleric was nabbed in Lebanon on his way to Nigeria.