A previous Communications Minister has recommended the Nationwide Commission for Civic Instruction (NCCE) to consider up the initiative to solicit help to support its operate in the absence of govt sources.
Dr Edward Omane Boamah states he is perplexed as to why the Fee nonetheless suffers to safe funding to discharge their obligation in educating the general public.
“Emergency situations connect with for urgent actions…¢8 billion has grow to be obtainable to authorities for the administration of Covid-19, so I’m nonetheless asking yourself why the NCCE is struggling,”
“It looks as if government has a particular lethargy in direction of spending in selected critical areas when it will come to Covid -19. You can’t disregard NCCE,” he advised Kojo Yankson, host of Pleasure FM’s Super Early morning Display.
His reviews arrive right after the NCCE exposed commonplace monetary problems hampered their do the job.
Chairperson of the Fee, Josephine Nkrumah, not long ago stated that their allocation to satellite districts across the state for anti-coronavirus education and learning campaign is a paltry ¢100.
Lamenting such a enhancement, the former Minister admonished the outfit to make do with the minor useful resource it at its disposal to produce instructional product as demanded of them in the meantime.
“While they hold out for this funding, they should really do a lot more. They must husband or wife the information shops if government will not source them. They really should interact the non-public media to translate their messages.”
Dr Omane Boamah also identified as on governing administration to release cash to the Fee dependable for the education and learning of Ghanaians on civic issues.