-Rising star Abraham Attah has been unveiled as the Free SHS ambassador
-He was unveiled by the Education Minister
-The Free SHS policy is one of the major projects of the NPP government
“Beast of no Nation” star, Abraham Attah has been revealed as the ambassador for the Free Secondary Senior High School Policy that was once a campaign promise of the current Akufo Addo-led administration.
The Free Senior High School agenda is set to kick off in September this year. The first batch of benefactors will be the students who sat for the just-ended Basic Education Certificate Examinations which took place in June.
At the unveiling ceremony which was held at the Ministry of Education, the young prodigy was revealed to the public as the face of the free Senior High School Agenda.
The unveiling was done yesterday, June 22 by Honourable Matthew Opoku Prempeh standing in his capacity as the Minister of Education.
It came to light that the young actor had did not have so much of a strong educational background. He was however taken abroad and enrolled into school. He was recently awarded in his school for getting an impressive Grade Point Avaerage (GPA). His transformational story is what has put him on the highest pedestal.
Abraham Attah shot into the limelight for the role he played in the movie, “Beast of no Nation”. Abraham, who played “Agu” in the movie was a child soldier and a victim of circumstance as a result of the outbreak of war in his country.
The role won him many awards and his prominence has taken him many places all over the world. He currently is an ambassador for Toms, a shoe company. He is working on distributing some of the shoes to needy children in the country.
Addressing the nation on February 21 this year in the first State of the Nation address, President Akufo-Addo mentioned that September was going to be the month in which the Free SHS policy was going to take off.
Here are some pictures from the unveiling ceremony:
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