Ghanaians reacts as John Mahama reveals plans to review Free SHS

Ghanaians reacts as John Mahama reveals plans to review Free SHS

Former President John Dramani Mahama has stated that when he is voted back into power come 2020, he would review the Free SHS programme.

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Speaking at a meeting with the leaders of the Ghana National Council for Private Schools (GNACOPS) in Accra he said.

“Within the first 90-days after I take office as the president of Ghana, I will call for the arrangement of a very broad stakeholder and consultative meeting on the way forward for a better free SHS,” he said.

He however promised not to turn his back to private basic schools when back to power.

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Ghanaians have taken turns to share different sentiments on the comments of the former president:

Ahmed said Mahama lacks the initiative to implement his own policies.

Boateng said NDC has never initiated a policy on its own.

Naaba believes it is a good initiative.

Zampa said he agrees with Mahama because the current government has not done a good job reviewing the policy.

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Meanwhile, the minister of communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has revealed that she has been under personal attacks following the mode of implementation of the Communication Service Tax.

According to her, she receives text messages referring to her as a “wicked witch" because of the CST.

Speaking on JoyNews’ PM Express, Owusu-Ekuful said she explains to the irate texters that the CST was not imposed by her.

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