He bemoaned how major projects begun in his administration have been left to rot under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’ federal government.
He decried the abandonment of initiatives, specifically in the education and learning sector, because the assumption of place of work of the New Patriotic Occasion (NPP) authorities including it would not have experienced to introduce the double observe method with its implementation of the Free Senior Large College programme.
“Our Constitution states that any govt that normally takes around from a preceding authorities will have to go on the programmes and assignments of the authorities that it took around from…And if the Nana Akufo-Addo administration utilised setting up and widespread perception, then what they need to have finished was to acquire the 200 new local community working day faculties and quick-observe and finish them so that we will not have the double-track that we are now likely through,” he claimed.
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Mahama produced this recognized when he paid out a courtesy get in touch with on ManWe Naa on Thursday, September 3, 2020, in the Upper West Location as component of his campaign tour.
He explained: “We canceled all faculty fees for young children who have been day learners in senior high college and in 2016, we enrolled 140,000 boarding students on the bursary procedure but we realized that with the implementation of totally free SHS, there was going to be an maximize in the range of kids coming to secondary school and, so, from 2015, we begun an intense policy of raising and increasing the infrastructure in the present secondary educational facilities but we realised that on the other hand substantially we expanded the infrastructure, the little ones were being likely to overwhelm the present secondary educational institutions.
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“So, we stated Alright, let us construct 200 new secondary educational institutions so that all the young children can have accessibility to secondary faculty education’, and that is why we begun all these neighborhood working day schools.”