Government's free hot meals increases attendance in Cape Coast schools

Government's free hot meals increases attendance in Cape Coast schools

- Attendance of students in schools in Cape Coast in the Central region has seen a massive boost

- This happened barely 48 hours after President Akufo-Addo's directive for staff and students to be fed one hot meal

- School authorities are particularly excited because all their truant students are showing up after frantic efforts to get them to school

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Attendance of students in schools in Cape Coast in the Central region has seen a massive boost barely 48 hours of President Akufo-Addo's directive for staff and students to be fed one hot meal

According to a report filed by the Ghana News Agency, at some selected schools students’ lackadaisical attitude, had changed, and the students appeared more confident and determined to succeed.

School authorities at Bakatsir JHS described the directive as very good since three of their most truant students have effortlessly shown up at school these past days.

Government's free hot meals increases attendance in Cape Coast schools

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"All the 22 final year students are here including some three truant students who have refused to be in school after all persuasion. The children are happy and I am happy as well," a teacher said.

Head Teacher of St. Augustine's JHS, Madam Gladys Ama Cromwell, also said some students went home to inform their truant colleagues about the intervention and for once, all my students were present.

A student of the Jacob Wilson Sey JHS, who seemed really content with his meal, said it feels good to be a JHS student at this time as they get to enjoy free meals.

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Meanwhile, students of St. Cyprian's Anglican JHS 'A' in Kumasi today, rejected President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's free hot meal served them.

According to the students the food that was served them not tasty and was salty as well.

In a report filed by Class News, the students were reported saying they were not prisoners to be served such a meal.

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