Bawku Central Member of , Mahama Ayariga, has kept in touch with the Speaker of Parliament to move a movement for the suspension of fees for tertiary understudies for the 2021 scholarly year.
According to Mr Ayariga, the House will demand President Akufo-Addo to suspend fees for continuing students with as well as new entrants of public Universities.
He clarifies the suspension will be part of the National COVID relief programs being actualized by the public authority as the nation keeps on engaging the Coronavirus pandemic has had critical monetary ramifications on students and parents.
The previous Minister of Information, in addition to other things, has encouraged the Speaker to regard his request as an issue of urgency.
“The urgency of this issue is directed by the way that public tertiary resuming now and students who have been offered admission are expected to make payments before they are admitted.
“They will lose the chance if they they don’t pay. Continuing with students should likewise pay,” portions of the letter read.
Basic school, SHS and tertiary students are expected to show up at School tomorrow being it 18th of January, 2020 for normal school activities to start.
Some parents and individuals are still scared about the COVID-19 pandemic due to how cases are going up astronomically in recent times.
The Ghana Education Service said the government has put in place necessary measures, including fumigation and disinfection of all schools across the country, as well as supplying personal protective equipment to ensure the safety of the students against the pandemic.
Government a year ago, following the Covid pandemic, requested the shut-down of schools in the nation as a measure to control the spread of the illness.
Now everything is set for all students to return back to school after their long vacation.