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"Disregard False Claims Over Alleged Extension Of Free SHS Programme" - Education Ministry


The Ministry of Education is calling on the general public to disregard the false claims circulating in the media space over its meeting with representatives of the private schools in the country over an alleged extension of the Free SHS programme.


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According to the Ministry, the discussion were on the covid-19 pandemic in the education sector and the way forward, the reopening of schools, private schools and their livelihoods and the substance of their businesses.


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In a statement signed and released by the Press Secretary to the Minister, Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng, it said "The Ministry of Education has noted various posts on social media suggesting that meetings held between the Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh and representatives of Private Schools were aimed at facilitating the extension of the Free Senior High School programme to various private schools following the NDC manifesto promise to do so if voted into power in December 2020"


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Below is a copy of the full release and see pictures below:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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