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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.

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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."

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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

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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.

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