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Akufo-Addo speaks in London, proceeding to increase the 23% finances for education


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated he intends to increase the 23 per cent of the authorities’s finances spent on schooling in Ghana.

Although he stated the 23 per cent in Ghana is the best on the African continent, it has come to be important for his management to scale it up because of the significance he attaches to educational desires of the people.


 According to the president, the purpose of his government is to transport the local economic system from raw material manufacturing to value addition.


This, he stated, is the main way to convert the economic system. To permit that to be achieved, he stated there is the need to make sure that the populace is educated.


To that end, he stated his management is enforcing the free senior high school programme to make sure access.


Speaking at the Global Education Summit in London on Friday July 30, President Akufo-Addo stated he intends to boom the budget for the academic quarter in Ghana.


“What is our goal? I assume it's miles the goal of everybody as a continent, the transformation of our economies from raw material generating economy to price introduced economic system .


 “That isn't going to be feasible if we don’t have knowledgeable personnel so it is linked. It consequently calls for that the investments that we ought to make for making sure that not simply as many, but all our youngsters have the possibility to head to school proper from Kindergarten via primary to secondary via tertiary schooling is guaranteed.


 “I can't see that ensuring that the populace is healthy, and additionally the population is knowledgeable can be conflicting pursuits and consequently calls for, we ought to make efforts to achieve each target.


“ That is what we're seeking to do in Ghana. We are spending, as we communicate 23 per cent of our finances on education, It is one of the maximum on the continent.


“ We intend to ramp it up even more due to the fact as you widen access which we've accomplished thru primary thru secondary with the free senior high school project, which has introduced almost 1/2 of one million students to secondary system, genuinely also you've got got issues of infrastructure , demanding situations of classrooms and numbers .


“Those additionally ought to be accommodated and that therefore method as we are increasing the numbers we also are going to be growing the infrastructure.”

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