NPP Government Bawumia admits free SHS challenges

He, however, promised that government will engage stakeholders in addressing the challenges in a “holistic and an all-inclusive manner.”

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has acknowledged the widespread challenges that have characterized the implementation of the free Senior High School.

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He, however, promised that government will engage stakeholders in addressing the challenges in a “holistic and an all-inclusive manner.”

He was speaking at the 23rd speech and prize-giving day of Tamale Senior High School (Tamasco) on Saturday.

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He said: “This policy has undoubtedly widened access to senior high school education and provided equal opportunities to all students in our efforts to provide access to quality education.”

“Government will continue to engage all stakeholders to address any challenges in implementing the free senior high school policy in a holistic and an all-inclusive manner.

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“We remain committed in our conviction that we will overcome all the challenges and hurdles. We know that there are challenges that have been with furniture, beds and so on.”

According to him, the 2018 budget has allocated   1.1 million cedis for the programme.

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