I’ll abolish double track system if elected in 2020 – Mahama

Former President, John Mahama

According to him, there was very little engagement with stakeholders before the policy was implemented by the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government.

The double track system is currently operational in some 400 Senior High Schools, as the government aims to cater for increased enrolment under the free Senior High School programme.

However, Mahama believes the system is not the best when it comes to teaching and learning.


He, therefore, reiterated his intention to abolish the temporary double track system should he be elected as president in 2020.

“I will also work hard to abolish the double track system in the shortest possible time. We will do this by investing massively in the expansion of school infrastructure such as additional classroom blocks and dormitories and the completion of 200 Day schools popularly known as E-blocks that we started to enable our children attend school at the same time and have adequate contact hours with their teachers,” Mahama said while addressing party supporters at the Trade Fair Centre after submitting his nomination forms at the party’s headquarters.

The former president added that this year’s Christmas will be the driest for most Ghanaians due to the ruling New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) mismanagement of the country.


According to him, the NPP administration has plunged the country into “excruciating economic difficulties”.

“…most Ghanaian families will go through the driest Christmas they have ever experienced in the history of Ghana,” he said.


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