An advertisement on a giant billboard endorsing the free Senior High School policy initiated by President Akufo-Addo has sparked an unease discussion on various social media platforms.

The emotional advertisement has a school girl on the billboard pleading with Ghanaians to give Akufo-Addo another four-year term to continue running the affairs of the country as President.

Details has not been given as to the whereabout of this billboard but social media commentaries suggest that it is somewhere in the country.

The Free Senior High School (Free SHS) education policy in Ghana was a government initiative introduced in the 2017 September Presidential administration of President Akufo-Addo.

The policy’s origination began as part of the President’s presidential campaign during Ghana’s 2016 election period, and has become an essential part of Ghana’s educational system.

The policy’s core themes of access, equity and equality fulfil the United Nations modified Sustainable Development Goals, where member countries amalgamate those themes in their educational systems to certify adequate learning experiences for students.

Respective politicians and social workers have been allocated the duty to ensure the policy’s efficiency, productivity and further development. These leaders span from varying governmental departments including Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and Ghana Education Service and Ghana’s Ministry of Education.


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