Whoever doesn’t support free SHS is a witch – Kofi Adams

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National Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams says Ghanaians must laud the Akufo-Addo-led government’s flagship program, the free Senior High School policy which begins in all public Senior High Schools across the country today.

He however would have preferred the policy was accessible by first, second and third year Senior High School (SHS) students.

He told NEAT FM’s morning show sit-in-host, Mac-Jerry that whoever speaks against the policy of free SHS education for first (1st) to third (3rd) students, is an ‘ugly evil-looking person’.

“Whoever will openly say he or she doesn’t support this free SHS policy for first (1st) to third (3rd) students is a witch, I mean a witch with no class. The policy is a good one,” he categorically stated. 

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s key campaign message during the 2012 and 2016 election period was to introduce free Senior High School for Ghanaians – the policy is projected to cost 3.6 billion Ghana cedis each year. 

The then party in power, the NDC disbelieved Nana Addo’s vision to make the policy a reality – but, years after, the policy is set to roll across the country today, September 11, 2017.

A little over 400,000 students are expected to benefit from the policy that will exempt them from paying for tuition and other fees.

But Kofi Adams has advised government to put in place measures to make the policy “a long lasting” one that will be of benefit for all.

“There should be some quality attached to the free. The policy should benefit all including continuing students. It shouldn’t be free only for freshers but to all. If possible, needy but brilliant students should have some privileges as well,” he said. 

According to him “This policy is similar to the NDC’s progressively free education policy.”

 

 

-Peacefm

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