- Free SHS ambassador, Rahim Banda gets vehicle from government
- The pickup vehicle is supposed to help Banda tour the country to perform his ambassadorial duties
- The free SHS programme is the NPP government’s major flagship project
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The government of Ghana has provided a brand new car to Rahim Banda to aid his duties as the Free SHS ambassador.
The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) gave a brand new pickup to Banda, as he supports the government’s flagship education programme.
Announcing the gesture in a post on his timeline on Facebook, Rahim Banda said ” fully aware of the challenges I would face when granted this ambassadorial role, I fully took up the responsibility regardless. With every day passing and all work, myself and my team have done, it is satisfactory enough that we know we have gained some recognition from the masses.”
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He noted that transportation became a problem in reaching out to people in rural areas so he sought the assistance of the Education Ministry to provide him with a vehicle that will help him transport materials as he embarks on his tour across the country.
He expressed his gratitude to the government and the Education Ministry for their support.
Master Rahim Banda has been supporting Senior High School students with exercise books and other items to aid their academic work on their campuses.
The free SHS programme is the NPP government’s major flagship project implemented to allow for every Ghanaian of high school-going age to enroll for free.
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Since the implementation of this policy across the country, actor Rahim Banda has been at the forefront as a major promoter of the policy by the government to allow for free Senior High School Education.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Education Minister, Mathew Opoku Prempeh has made some salient points with regards to education following the closure of all institutions of learning due to COVID-19.
According to him, despite the massive intervention of technology in keeping education running, there is no way education can be achieved without the teachers' presence.
In view of this, the minister has called on parents to take up the role the teachers used to play in the lives of their kids, and educate them.
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