The Vice President of IMANI Africa, Mr Bright Simons has boldly send a word of caution to Ghanaian politicians and political parties about free SHS stating that political "parties can 'ONLY' compete about who can pump in more money"
According to the IMANI Vice President, the current free senior high school program, whether it's yielding the necessary outcome or not, subsequent governments has no choice but to maintain it. He issues of scrapping it it is something political parties "dare not go there"
Mr Bright Simons said "Don't go there! but "parties can ONLY compete about who can pump in more money"
He noted that the free SHS policy is highly embarrassed by the Ghanaian populace to the extent that it has become what NHS meant to the people of UK. Bright Simons added that the only option for politicians on the policy is to look at who can push more money into it than the other. But any idea to get rid of it won't work. He was reacting to a publication suggesting a possible review if the policy.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education had come to deny any review of the free SHS policy.
Mr Bright Simons said via a tweet "Free SHS has become Ghana's version of the UK's NHS. Will be foolhardy for ANY political party to dare touch the "free" part! Whether it is working or not, parties can ONLY compete about who can pump in more money"
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