Free SHS program not below stress – Training Minister


Ghana’s Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum regardless of the decision for the 4-year-old Free SHS program to be reviewed has mentioned the Free Senior Highschool coverage isn’t dealing with challenges as some Ghanaians declare.

Chatting with journalists, Dr Adutwum mentioned a complete of GH¢97 million has been launched to the Nationwide Meals Buffer Inventory Firm (NAFCO) to mobilise meals objects within the varied warehouses within the nation for provide to senior excessive colleges (SHSs).

The GH¢97 million which covers the primary quarter of 2021, he mentioned is to make sure that there are sufficient meals objects within the varied warehouses for provide to colleges below the Free SHS programme.

“The federal government moreover has launched one other GH¢86 million to headmasters to maintain perishables, whereas faculty uniforms have been procured,” the Minister advised the media.

The Training Minister insisted the Free SHS program isn’t below stress including that requires some dad and mom to be made to pay faculty charges below the coverage are baseless.

“I don’t see why persons are making the argument that we’re below stress. I don’t see why those that pay taxes ought to now be referred to as upon to pay faculty charges,” the Bosomtwe MP acknowledged.

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Describing the free SHS coverage as a everlasting characteristic, the Educationist mentioned there are not any challenges, therefore no want for fogeys to pay to maintain the favored social intervention program.


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