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Akufo Addo Abandons Mahama’s School at Diaso

Diaso SHS abandoned

One of the Community Day Senior High Schools built by Former President Mahama at Diaso has been abandoned by Nana Akufo Addo and the NPP government.

The situation has resulted in the denial of education for persons residing within the area.

It is not understandable why a government that has resorted to a double track intake system at the secondary level due to inadequate educational infrastructure will intentionally fail to open such a nice edifice to give access to students.

Reacting to the development, the NDC’s national communications officer hopeful, Sammy Gyamfi described this as unfortunate.

He expressed disappointment in the NPP government for failing to utilize the facility to the detriment of persons living within Diaso and the Upper Denkyira West as well as the entire country.

He could not fathom why a government that has borrowed so much but has failed to put up just a single infrastructure would intentionally completely abandon a fully completed building.

Sammy Gyamfi also queried whether the Akufo Addo’s government has good intentions for the people of this country.

The facility which was commissioned by Former President Mahama on the 28th of November, 2016 shortly before he lost the elections has now become the abode of birds and reptiles.

Free SHS

Free SHS is a flagship policy rolled out by the NPP government to ensure that every Ghanaian child gains access to secondary education without paying fees. It has been largely touted by the NPP government as the biggest achievement by any government in recent times.

However, the government was forced to support it by rolling out a double-track system referred to as a “shift system” by the main opposition due to inadequate educational infrastructure.

Some experts including opposition members prior to the rolling up of the policy had suggested a progressive method and a steady provision of adequate infrastructures such as classroom blocks, dining halls, and dormitories before its full implementation which was defied by the government.