Garu Chief lauds NPP government for free SHS; says it has reduced poverty-induced headache of paying fees

Garu Chief lauds NPP government for free SHS; says it has reduced poverty-induced headache of paying fees

The free Senior High School (SHS) programme, which was introduced by the NPP government, has so far received a lot of commendations from several people.

The Chief of Garu in the Garu-Tempane district of the Upper East region, has lauded the Akufo-Addo government for implementing policies.

The policies, according to the chief, has brought relief to him and his people.

Speaking through a linguist, Naba Akuntam Awini said the poverty-induced headache of paying school fees has been alleviated by the Free Senior High School (FSHS) programme.

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“We appreciate the good work that this government since they came into office, have done. One, the free education has really cut our poverty down, and we are most grateful,” Naba Akuntam Awini stated when the vice president, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, called on him at his palace on Saturday, 25 May 2019 at Garu.

He also noted that the revival of the National Health Insurance Scheme meant his people could enjoy better healthcare again.

“We also know that the government has revived the National Health Insurance Scheme and we are enjoying it again. There are so many things, we can’t count all, but we know that you have done a lot, and we pray that God will continue to be with you, and you will continue to do the good things for his area and Ghana,” he noted.

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