President Mahama has presented 300 buses and 200 double cabin pickups to selected senior high schools, technical and vocational schools, special schools, polytechnics, private universities, colleges of education and district education offices across the country.
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Delivering his address during the presentation at the Independence Square in Accra as part of his Accounting to the People tour in the Greater Accra region, the president urged all beneficiary institutions to take good care of the buses. He also added that the buses and pickups are meant to help in the effective management of the beneficiary institutions.
The presentation which was made at the Independence Square in Accra saw the education minister, Jane Nana Opoku Agyemang, heads of institutions and other dignitaries attend.
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All beneficiary institutions were drawn from all 10 regions of Ghana as part of the vision of the president to invest massively in education. The buses were financed by the Fidelity Bank Ghana limited. Drivers of the various vehicles will also be taken through special driving lessons.