The chief executive officer of literacy Ambassadors Ghana, Mr. Mathias Tulasi has called on government to keep to its promises made prior to the reopening of SHS across the country.
According to Mr. Tulasi said, the reports he gathered from some schools in the Volta region indicates that students and teachers were either given one or no mask at all instead of the earlier three(3) masks which according to him was promised by the government.
We were told the government will roll out safety protocols for SHS students at the time there were several outcries against the re-opening of SHS amid COVID-19. He stressed.
The president in his 11 address to the state outlined measures taken by government prior to the reopening of school for university, tertiary and SHS final year students as well as SHS 2gold track students as they prepare for their exit examination.
President Akufo-Addo reiterated his words during his engagement with the leadership of Conference of Heads of Assisted Senior High Schools (CHASS) at the Jubilee House.
However, speaking to Mr. Mathias Tulasi, Chief Executive Officer of Literacy Ambassador Ghana he said, the government has failed in fulfilling its promises.
According to him, government’s promise of giving each student And teachers 3 mask each is not the reality on the grounds as some SHS teachers and students have either received a single mask or none at all, especially in the Volta region.
He advised the government to take necessary actions in ensuring that students and teachers are protected across the country because a national service personnel at the Accra Technical University has contracted the virus.
Story by Esther Ankrah.