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Credit me for Free SHS policy or face me in court – Akua Donkor tells Akufo-Addo

The Founder of Ghana Freedom Party Madam Akua Donkor has expressed concern about what she described as show of gross disrespect for her person by the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s led government for not crediting her with the Free SHS policy. According to her, the NPP flagship programme which was launched last Monday was her idea and for the new Administration to implement it means that she deserves to be acknowledged. Speaking to the Daily Heritage in an interview, she also lamented the fact that she had been overlooked by…

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Parents worrying us with hostel fees after free SHS – Kofi Adams

National Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams has told Okay FM that parents are worrying him with calls for money to pay for hostels for their children who were lucky to gain admission but were denied boarding house. According to him, inasmuch as the Free SHS policy is good, the structures are giving parents headaches and dissatisfaction as their wards are stranded due to the limited boarding facilities available in the various Senior High Schools. Speaking on Okay FM’s ‘Ade Akye Abia’ Morning Show, Kofi Adams disclosed that parents are rather calling…

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Anything that comes free is not real – Allotey Jacobs

NDC Deputy Communications Director, Fred Agbenyo on Tuesday dismissed reports that the Akufo-Addo government is effectively rolling out the implementation of their free SHS policy. Making his submissions on the policy on Kokrokoo on Peace FM, Fred Agbenyo pointed out some challenges with the policy and wondered why the government would receive praise for kick-starting the programme. Listing some challenges fraught with the free SHS programme, he indicated that parents of students in some schools in the Volta Region will have to cough up monies to “buy one metal trunk. You’ll buy one…

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I never attacked Amidu – Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said he never attacked former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, in any article for which reason the latter has replied attacking him. Mr Amidu has described the former Deputy Minister of Education as a “sharp-teethed” child – figuratively and physically – who is disrespectful to his elders as well “uncouth” and “uncultured”.  In his latest epistle, Mr Amidu said an article by the former Deputy Minister of Education in which he (Mr Ablakwa) said he would refrain from attacking him…

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Free SHS rollout plan is systematic – Nana Akomea

Nana Akomea, a former Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has explained that the party said it was going to roll out the free senior high school (SHS) programme in phases and in a systematic manner. Responding to accusations by the Minority in Parliament that rolling out the programme for only first year students without including second and third years was discriminatory, Nana Akomea said the Minority was not being truthful with the facts. In a radio interview on Accra based Citi FM Tuesday morning, Nana Akomea indicated their campaign…

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