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"We are not prisoners to be served" - Some JHS students rejects Akuffo Addo's hot meal

Understudies of St. Cyprian's Anglican JHS 'An' in Kumasi today, Monday, 24 August 2020, dismissed President Nana Akufo-Addo's free hot feast served them. 

The understudies said the food was "not scrumptious" and was "pungent". 

"We are not detainees to be presented with this food," a portion of the understudies who addressed Class News' territorial journalist Elisha Adarkwah stated, including: "Even detainees will dismiss this food." 

One of them stated: "We thought they were going to serve us great food. Nana Akufo-Addo ought to revoke the agreement with the food provider and offer it to my mom; she can cook it." 

A portion of the understudies who gathered the food discarded it after their first taste. 

The understudies, be that as it may, didn't censure the President for the helpless food however the cook who was given the agreement. 

The superintendent of the school, Mr Stephen Adjei, said the food was conveyed to all the 55 understudies yet the instructors were dismissed. 

In his fifteenth COVID-19 location to the country on Sunday, 16 August 2020, the President said all the competitors sitting the Basic Education Certificate Examination this year will appreciate one free hot dinner daily. 

"Most last year college understudies have just finished their assessments, and, by eighteenth September, SHS 3 and JHS 3 understudies would have completed their individual last assessments of WASSCE and BECE. 

"Because of reports I have as of late got that some last year JHS understudies were going hungry, in agreeing to COVID-19 conventions, I have quite recently trained the Minister of Gender, Child and Social Protection to start arrangements to guarantee that from 24th August up to eighteenth September, each of the 500 and eighty-4,000 (584,000) last year JHS understudies, and one hundred and forty-6,000 (146,000) staff, both out in the open and non-public schools, be given one hot supper daily", the President said. 

"This is to guarantee full recognition of the COVID-19 wellbeing conventions", he clarified.

Things are really happening. Are we seeing with the students on this?

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Elisha Adarkwah JHS Kumasi Nana Akufo-Addo St. Cyprian

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