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A lot of concerns have been raised by many concerning government's flagship programme, Free Senior High School (FSHS). Recently, one issue about how the policy was funded was raised by Member of Parliament for Builsa South and Deputy Ranking on Parliament's Education Committee, Hon. Dr. Clement Apaak.
The Finance Minister, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta responding to Dr. Apaak's question, said that the flagship programme has never been financed with any loan since it was implemented in 2017. He added that the government's policy has since its implementation been financed from the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) and Government of Ghana (GoG) funding sources.
Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta stated that an amount of GH¢ 7.62 billion has since 2017 been allocated to finance the policy. He added that 54.76% of the amount was funded from GoG sources whiles 45.24% was obtained from the ABFA.
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