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Review of Free SHS is continually being discussed- Finance minister.

A reassessment of the government's free senior high school programme, according to Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, is always a possibility.

He notes that the Education Minister is still examining the strategy in order to determine how parents may be engaged without coercion.

"The potential of review is always on the table. And it's basically to make sure that the right education is delivered, waste is avoided, and it will offer us value for our money, Mr. Ofori-Atta said in an interview with Joy Business' George Wiafe.

The Finance Minister is the second member of the public to have lately admitted as much.

Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwah, the director general of the GES, had earlier made such a declaration but afterward attempted to explain it was not what he wanted to say.

In spite of seeking help from the IMF, the Ministry of Finance stated earlier this month that the policy will not be halted.

However, it was underlined that the IMF would be concerned about a potential financial shortfall as well as the government's capacity to continue spending.

In our situation, the IMF may ask Ghana to consider reducing lower priority or non-productive spending (such as "white elephant" projects) as part of its fiscal adjustment but to preserve prior levels of spending. "Free SHS, the School Feeding Programme, among others, are good social intervention programmes, and it is the lack of financing and unsustainable debt burdens that could constrain a government's ability to maintain its level of spending, including social or investment spending. According to the statement, Thursday.

On the business edition of PM Express, Mr. Ofori Atta discussed the objectives of the constant review.

We may have scholarship programmes where you must demonstrate your need for funding. We can get extremely clever about it so that you can attract parents without being pushy while never compromising on a citizen who is under the age of 18 being able to receive an education.

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