Former Minister vows not to let his children participate in Free SHS

Former Minister vows not to let his children participate in Free SHS

- Former deputy central minister says his children won't go to "free SHS" school.

- He says the quality of education under the policy is questionable

Mr. Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, a former Deputy Central Regional Minister appointed on the Mills led administration, has stated that he won't allow his kids to participate in the ongoing free senior high School initiative.

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Former Minister says vows not to let his children participate in Free SHS

Former deputy central regional minister, Mr. Aquinas Tawiah Quansah

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Voicing his opinion on the issue of free senior high school education in Ghana, Mr. Quansah question the quality of education students will receive under the initiative.

Due to his concerns over quality, the former government appointee said he would not allow any of his wards to benefit from the newly introduced government initiative.

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"I will not allow my children to be part of it. One of them gained admission to Achimota but I have asked that he attends Akosombo International School where I am guaranteed of quality,” he said.

Former Minister says vows not to let his children participate in Free SHS

Speaking on Agoo TV, the former Mfanteman constituency lawmaker expressed that he'd rather have his wards in a school where he's sure to get his money's worth, than have them study under a policy who's quality is yet to be proved.

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Last week, the Akufo-Addo led administration launched its flagship campaign initiative, the Free Senior High School program. Though many have welcome government's move to unburden parents with stifling fees, some have questioned the quality of education students could possibly received under such a policy.

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