- The government has fulfilled its promises to teachers and students made during the President's 15th address to the nation on COVID-19 measures
- Teachers and students were served their hot lunch as promised
- A student believed to be in the basic school was spotted enjoying her free meal with relish
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The government has fulfilled its promises to teachers and students made during the president's 15th address to the nation on COVID-19 measures.
According to the president, in his 15th address, teachers and students would be served one hot meal a day.
In a photo sighted by YEN.com.gh on Facebook, packs of jollof rice with egg were seen alongside a student believed to be in the basic school who was spotted enjoying the meal with relish.
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Aidoo Emmanuel Kweku, who happens to be a teacher, confirmed this but had a different message attached.
Good, I am a teacher and I just received my lunch. But please don't come and tell us it cost the State millions of Ghana cedis oo
Badwenba Kaakyire Asamoah was impressed
Wooow Nana guy guy
Mavis Owusu simply said, 'Good one there'
Alex Opoku Boamah said the president is a visionary leader for this act
A great leader with great vision. With this heavenly abode we will remained.paapa God richly bless you. Folks let's vote massively for H.E nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo come December 2020 general elections.
In other news, some Junior High Schools (JHS) teachers have stated that they would be more pleased if the government replaced their hot meals with money.
Although they welcomed the government’s one hot meal initiative for pupils and staff announced by President Akufo-Addo in his 15th COVID-19 address to the nation, they claim cash would be better.
In a report filed by JoyNews, Mavis Adjei, a teacher in a public basic school in the Greater Accra Region said some teachers were on diet and would not benefit from the meals and appealed to the government to consider replacing the hot meal for teachers and staff of basic schools with money.
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Source: Yen Ghana