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2017-03-22

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[N] Anti-Human trafficking fight: Ghana risks losing $600m – Ambrose Dery
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[N] Djibril Kanazoe dragged before court for alleged tax evasion
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[N] Akufo-Addo should appoint more ministers – Nhyiaeso MP defends
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[N] NDC Primaries: I will beat John Mahama hands down – Namoale
[N] Assemblymen request for motorbikes
[N] 41 Police recruits sacked for forgery

2017-03-21

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[B] BoG’s 120 million dollars auction begins yielding results
[N] I haven’t forgotten the high expectations of my gov’t – Akufo-Addo
[N] AMA to surcharge offenders of by-laws
[N] Obiri Boahene applauds Invisible Forces' tit-for-tat takeover of Kintampo Waterf
[N] 28-yr-old paralysed man seeks justice after falling billboard crashed him
[N] Ambulance driver conveying Kintampo Waterfalls victims killed in gory accident
[N] Ejura residents demand action from police to stop armed robbery incidents
[N] I am NDC sympathizer not a card bearing member - Kintampohene admits
[N] Former NACOB boss convicted
[N] Fresh evidence stalls Joe Ghartey Committee’s report
[N] Kintampo disaster: Government will bear medical costs - Veep
[N] Otabil, Owusu Bempah are sons of Satan – Appiah Stadium
[N] Seven people injured in a gory accident in the Ashanti region
[N] East Legon Police Commander, 4 others to face service enquiry
[N] Bimbilla: Teenager, 18, shoots himself dead
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[N] Don’t be proud to ignore God’s prophecies - Prophet Reindolph tells Ghanaians
[N] Man, 28, caught having anal sex with male student, 18, in hotel room
[N] 7 Persons in critical condition after fatal accident in Kumasi

2017-03-20

[S] Atinga settles day for Hearts
[S] I’ll protect Ghana’s interest – Nyantakyi
[N] 4 robbers arrested at New Dahwenya
[N] Kintampo tragedy: Never again – First Lady
[N] Transition challenges due to breakdown of state institutions - Dr Ofori-Mensah «
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[N] Goldfields pays 0.5 billion cedis in taxes for 2016
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[ 2017-02-14 ]

Bernard Allotey Jacobs,Central Regional Chairman of the NDC

Government's Free SHS policy just a lullaby – Allotey Jacobs
Central Regional Chairman of the National
Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs
has described the Free Senior High School policy
proposed by the Akufo-Addo-led government as a
'lullaby' the government is singing to deceive
Ghanaians.

According to him, though the NPP government has
expressed optimism about the proposed
implementation of the policy, he doubted the
government would be able to sustain it.

“How free is your free SHS? I think this policy is
just a lullaby mothers sing to their babies just
to make them sleep and that is what the NPP is
doing now with their free SHS policy because they
are just deceiving Ghanaians. I don’t see any
future in that,” he stated.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has
indicated that he still stands by his campaign
promise of redefining basic education to
incorporate kindergarten to SHS and absorbing the
cost of same.

Speaking at the 60th anniversary of the Okuapemman
SHS at Akropong Akuapem, the President said the
inability of the country to give all of its
citizens the kind of education that enabled
Western and Asian countries to progress is the
missing link in Ghana’s economic development.

“For this reason, I am committed, without any
equivocation, without any reservation, without any
doubt, to take Ghana to the stage where public SHS
education will be free for every Ghanaian child.

"I want every Ghanaian child to attend secondary
school, not just for what they study in books but
for the life experiences that they will gain. I
want each of them to look in the mirror in the
morning every morning and know that they can
achieve anything they dream of when they complete
their studies,” President Akufo-Addo said.

Commenting on this on Adom FM’s Morning Show
“Dwaso Nsem” Tuesday, Mr Allotey Jacobs indicated
that the NPP government should rather focus on
accessibility and retention of students in schools
because he believes the policy is not
sustainable.

He however called on experts in education and
finance to immediately interrogate the statement
by the president on the free SHS policy.

Source - adomonline.com



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