Free Tertiary Education: NDC to absorb fees of 2020/2021 tertiary students

Free Tertiary Education: NDC to absorb fees of 2020/2021 tertiary students

- The NDC has promised to absorb all fees for SHS students who will be going to tertiary institutions in the 2020/2021 academic year

- The party said it has accepted for incorporation in the Peoples’ Manifesto

- The NDC said this would be done though the “KYEMUPE” policy.

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The opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC, has in a statement stated that, it would absorb all fees for SHS students who will be going to tertiary institutions in the 2020/2021 academic year.

In the statement issued and signed by Chairman of the party, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, stated that it has accepted for incorporation in the Peoples’ Manifesto, the recommendation of the Education Policy Group of the party.

Free Tertiary Education: NDC to absorb fees of 2020/2021 tertiary students

Flagbearers of the NDC, John Mahama and Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook

According to them, the policy is an enhancement of their commitment in the People’s Manifesto to absorb 50% of the school fees of all tertiary students through the “KYEMUPE” policy.

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This, the statement noted will now apply to only continuing students in tertiary institutions in the country.

Read the full statement below;

“The National Democratic Congress (NDC), announces that it has accepted for incorporation in the Peoples’ Manifesto, the recommendation of the Education Policy Group of the party that the next NDC government absorbs the FULL school fees of Ghanaian students who will be admitted to tertiary institutions in the 2020/2021 academic year.
“This policy is an enhancement of our commitment in the People’s Manifesto to absorb 50% of the school fees of all tertiary students for the 2020/2021 academic year through the “KYEMUPE” policy, which will now apply to only continuing students in tertiary institutions in the country,” the party said in a statement.
The statement further noted: “The Flagbearer of the Party, H.E John Dramani Mahama will in due course, throw more light on this enhanced package for Ghanaian students who be admitted to tertiary institutions next year dubbed, “FA NINYINAA”.
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The release from the NDC has drawn a lot of reactions from Ghanaians, as most of them believe it is false.

Papa Nat believes it is out of desperation.

Because of the big announcement by the scholarship secretariat today they are displaying their desperation.

Prince Ishaq Lamin referred to the NDC as crooks and a bunch of liars.

crooks and a bunch of lies... never trust Ndc.

Adwoa Agyemang said they are empty promises.

Empty promises.

Daud Towah said the NDC is doing this out of desperation.

Desparation paa nie....nana addo thank you for letting us see the light..#4more4nana.

Martin Hills said it can't be possible.

It can't be possible is just a political talk k3k3.

Meanwhile, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shriley Ayorkor Botchwey has thrown direct shots at John Dumelo while speaking at a rally at the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency.

According to her, parliament is for serious business only and not a place for movie actors.

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