NPP Government Prof Naana Opoku-Agyemang was an 'embarrassment' – Education Minister

Matthew Opoku Prempeh said Prof Opoku-Agyemang as Minister left the education sector burdened with the following debts per the Mahama administration’s own handing over notes.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Minister of Education, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh has said his predecessor, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang was an "embarrassment and a "disgrace" as minister in the Mahama-led administration.

He said "her four-year tenure under John Mahama was an embarrassment."

READ MORE: Klo-Agogo SHS students packed like sardines in dormitories

He said Prof Opoku-Agyemang as Minister left the education sector burdened with the following debts per her handing over notes.

According to him, his predecessor left behind a debt of ten GH¢10 million for the supply of chalk, while feeding grants for special schools like School for the Deaf struggled to feed students as GH¢4 million debt was left at the Ministry.

The breakdown of the debt listed by Matthew Opoku follows:

Feeding Grants for Colleges of Education – GH¢36 million

Feeding Grants for Special Schools – GH¢4.7 million

Senior High School Subsidy – GH¢24 million

READ ALSO: Government absorbs registration fees of BECE candidates

Progressively Free Senior High School debt – GH¢33 million

Capitation Grant, GH¢8 million

GETFund debt – GH¢3.7 billion

Dr. Opoku Prempeh who is the Member of Parliament of Manhyia South constituency in the Ashanti region in an interview on Accra-based Asempa FM said Prof Opoku Agyemang "doesn’t understand education.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Revelations Ebony's father is Illuminati - Self-styled evangelist allegesbullet
2 Feminism You're a disgrace to your families - Counsellor Lutterodt...bullet
3 Health Issues Expectant mothers are taking pills to get...bullet
4 Litigation Issues At long last, is this a sigh of relief over war...bullet
5 In Upper West Region Wa Airport set to begin operations soonbullet
6 Ebony's Death Video of Ebony's soldier singing 'morale songs'...bullet
7 Appointments Committee Suhuyini votes against Amidu's...bullet
8 Valentine's Day This group gave disabled children...bullet
9 In Eastern Region Four persons arrested for killing...bullet
10 In Western Region 42-year-old Nigerian 'sodomises'...bullet

Top Videos

1 Ebony's Death Video of Ebony's soldier singing 'morale songs' goes viralbullet
2 Video Sad tale of Ghanaian journalist who left BBC for $162,000 drug jobbullet
3 Political Marriage Ras Mubarak Marries Muntaka's Daughter As Second Wifebullet
4 Local News GCB closes down 31 branches of defunct UT, Capital bankbullet
5 Video Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare prays for Dr. Mahamudu Bawumiabullet
6 Local News Police arrest men with bombs at Odorkorbullet
7 News On Street Children Stop giving money to street...bullet
8 Local News Ghana Police To Hold Special Prayers Against...bullet
9 Start-Up News Ghanaian founder just got $15 million to...bullet
10 Bugs On A Plane British airways warned by Ghana's...bullet

Local