Source: Savannanews24.com / Abdul Dahim :
The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has launched the Akuffo Addo government’s flagship education policy, the Free Senior High School policy at the assembly Hall of the Tamale Senior High School (Tamasco).
The Vice President who is a former student of Tamasco received thunderous applauds and cheers from students of the school as he launched the Free SHS Policy.
Many students especially beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School policy from various senior high schools in the northern region were present at the commemoration programme.
The schools includes Ghanasco, Bisco, Kalisco, Nabisco, Pongtass, and others.
Dr. Bawumia stated the government will continue to spend on the policy it is worth of its sort. He added the surest way to develop the country is to invest into the education of its citizens, as all other developed countries took the same path.
He said, the Free SHS is a topmost priority of President Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addo and will be sustain to ensure every Ghanaian child attend free secondary education.
Speaking to Savanna24news.com, the beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School policy expressed their profound gratitude to the NPP Government for the introduction of the policy.
According to them, it will have been very difficult for them to go to school this year if not for the Free SHS Policy by the government.
“I cannot express my excitement enough. I am very happy today”. A Student from Kalipohini SHS hinted
The Sagnarigu Chief together with the Gukpe -Naa were part of the ceremony, MMDCEs, Heads of Public SHSs among others.