By: KALD | Voltaonlinegh.com |
President Akufo-Addo has reiterated his resolve to invest the country’s oil resources into the education of the youth.
He thus has no regret to have committed about Ghc 2 billion of the annual oil revenue to the Free Senior High School programme.
Speaking to SHS students and tutors at Mawuli School in Ho as part of his 2-day working visit of the Volta region on Tuesday, the president noted that, his government will not be detracted by critics who questioned the use of the oil revenue on the free SHS.
“I don’t have any regret what so ever about committing the oil revenues of our country to preparating our nation for the future. It is the best most efficient and equitable way all of us can participate in those revenues. So they’re not sitting waiting for politicians to come and dip their hands into their pockets,” President Akufo-Addo stated, as he announced about 1.2 million young people are currently benefitting from the programme.
He also admonished teachers who for their partisan parochial interests want to undermine the free SHS programme, saying, ‘they will not succeed.”