The National Democratic Congress has promised to include private schools to the Free Senior High School programme introduced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang made this statement during the launch of the NDC’s manifesto.
“The next NDC Government will: make the Free Senior High School Programme better by ensuring that its numerous challenges are addressed, and higher standards introduced and expand the Free SHS programme to cover students in private Senior High Schools in underserved/deprived areas and abolish the double-track system,” she said.
Meanwhile the NDC flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama has promised to complete ‘E-Blocks’ structures in a perspective to cater to the students.
“And as his Excellency has already said, we will complete all abandoned structures for secondary and technical education. These include the score of E-blocks abandoned by this government for no justifiable reason. These measures will allow us to cater for current and future students “she said.
The former President also added that his next government will scrap the law banning the importation of salvaged vehicles. He also reiterated his promise to legalize Okada and regulate it to provide meaningful jobs for the unemployed.