The examination fees of the first group of beneficiaries of the free SHS programme will be provided by Government.
In his 12th national address, President Nana Addo said ‘ the Akufo Addo graduates ‘ who are sitting for 2019/2020 academic exams, will have their examination fees absorbed by government.
“For the first time in our nation’s history, government will absorb the WASSCE examination fees of the 313,837 students who will sit for the exams”.
According to him the most efficient way to empower the population and guiding the future of the nation is by investing in education and training the youth.
Adding that Ghc75.4m will be spent to carry out the plan.
Story by Mabel Sowah