It is a good idea but it is not working - Nigel Gaisie speaks on Free SHS in video

It is a good idea but it is not working - Nigel Gaisie speaks on Free SHS in video

- Nigel Gaisie has shared his opinion about the state of the Free SHS policy by the Akufo-Addo government

- The founder of Prophetic Hill Chapel thinks the policy is not functioning as well as the government wants everyone to believe

- Gaisie shared his opinion in an interview with YEN.com.gh

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Prophet Nigel Gaisie is of the opinion that the Free SHS policy by the Akufo-Addo-led government is not working as well as it wants the world to believe.

The policy is often touted by the government as one of its biggest achievements and fiercely defended by its appointees and footsoldiers.

Nigel Gaisie on Free SHS: It is a good idea but not working
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During a speech on February 15, 2020, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia referred to the policy as "the most significant social intervention introduced in Ghana since independence.”

Gaisie, the founder of Prophetic Hill Chapel does not fully agree with the position of the presidency, saying that everyone in Ghana is behaving like an ostrich.

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"You see, we are in a nation where we are all deceiving ourselves. From the presidency to the lowest person. And I have been saying that we are all sitting on a time bomb," said Gaisie in an interview with YEN.com.gh.

"Free SHS is not going well. It is a good noble idea. I love it. Powerful but it is not going well."

Skip to 41 seconds to hear Nigel Gaisie talk about Free SHS policy

In other news, a concerned teacher has slammed the order to Achimota to admit two Rastafarian students who were rejected because of their hairstyle.

The Human Rights Court in Accra on Monday ordered the management of Achimota School to admit Tyrone Marhguy and Oheneba Nkrabea, the dreadlock-wearing Rastafarian boys into the school.

Delivering the court’s ruling, High Court Judge, Gifty Adjei Addo said the refusal to admit the students infringed on their human right, right to education, and dignity.

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Commenting on the development, the teacher who spoke to YEN.com.gh on the condition of anonymity described the ruling as a “bad precedent”.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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