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Friday, January 28, 2022

Gov’t Releases Funds To Headmasters

 Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum – Minister of Education

The government through the Ministry of Education has released a total of GH ¢ 42,813,472 to headmasters of Senior High Schools (SHS) for the payment of perishable components under the school feeding programme.

The amount was part of a total of Gh ¢125,998,145 released on 14th May, of which Gh¢ 83,184,673 went to the Buffer Stock Company.

The release of the money follows payments made on April 28th, when a total of Gh¢102,350,87.20 was paid to the Buffer Stock Company and headmasters for the payment of perishables for the 1st semester.

A release signed by the Chief Director of the Ministry of Education Benjamin Kofi Gyasi assured all parents and other stakeholders that the programme is not under stress.

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“The Free Senior High School FSHS initiative is not under stress as was being peddled around by some people for reasons best known to them,” he said.

By Jamila Akweley Okertchiri

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