Ghanaians on social media have reacted to President Akufo-Addo’s assertion that his government has plans to implement free tertiary education in Ghana.
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The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has already implemented the Free SHS policy, which kickstarted in September 2017.
The President said the greatest investment the country could get would be to invest in Ghanaians.
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“What I’ve realized is that countries that are leading in development began by investing in the education of their people and that helped a lot,” Akufo-Addo said on Kumasi-based Wontumi FM.
“I don’t want to give a timeline but I’m sure it’s possible. For now, what has been put in place is a system where students at the tertiary level are provided loans while in school to help them cater for their needs but we’re considering free Tertiary education too.”
His comments on free tertiary education have sparked different responses from Ghanaians on social media.
Below are what some Ghanaians think about Akufo-Addo's free tertiary education comment;
Kombet says Ghanaians wouldn't eat the degree.
Gregory asks an important questions
Nana says the free tertiary education promise is an unnecessary promise.
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Godsway thinks President Akufo-Addo is a visionary leader.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that only two percent of the customers of the collapsed banks and microfinance companies have not received their monies, according to President Nana Akufo-Addo.
President Akufo-Addo made the revelation in an interview with Koforidua-based Sunrise FM during his Eastern Regional tour on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
He opined that 98% of depositors of these collapsed financial institutions have been paid their monies.
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