The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has recently taken the opportunity to send another brilliant message to the incumbent President, Nana Akufo Addo over the NPP’ s most talked- about flagship program that undoubtedly won the party in the 2020 presidential elections.
Speaking at a recent durbar, the renowned and respected king, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II highlighted that, even though the Free Senior High School policy by the NPP government had undoubtedly improved the educational system in the country by helping brilliant but needy JHS graduates get easy access to SHS education, the policy has undoubtedly caused more harm to the country’ s economy.
” We established a foundation to support the education of children from poor backgrounds.
It has become so far, the largest private intervention in education in the country’ s history and has provided for students who would otherwise have been deprived of basic education. Among the persons who present to serve as ministers of state and justices of the courts.
Now, the current government has introduced free education to senior high schools which now ensures that all Ghanaian children from whatever background are guaranteed free education considering the value of education to the nation.
This must be one of the boldest policies of the nation but it also brings its challenges, it puts a huge strain on the national budget and raises further challenges.
It puts a huge strain on the national budget and raised further challenges about the creation of jobs for the increasing number of graduates” , Otumfuo Osei Tutu II emphatically stated.
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