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Hurry up and present the free SHS bill to Parliament

Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, minority leader Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, minority leader

Minority Leader Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson has expressed urgent concern over claims by the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) that the minority will oppose the Free Senior Secondary Schools (SHS) Bill, which is yet to be passed. has presented before the camera.

According to him, they are calling on the government to quickly bring the Free SHS Bill before the House as they will support any legislation that seeks to improve and sustain the Free SHS policy.

Addressing the media, Dr Ato Forson said: “We are here to address great desperation in the ruling NPP and members of parliament working for the government, particularly the majority leader. In recent days, the majority leader is “He is on record as accusing the NDC minority of not supporting the Free SHS bill. “Let me place on record that there is no such Bill before Parliament.”

“For the first time we have been told that the Government is studying the possibility of introducing a bill called Free SHS to Parliament. At this time there is no bill. It is important that we reiterate that we cannot oppose a bill that “We have not seen it. We have not said anywhere that we will oppose such a bill. Rather, we are urging the NPP to rush to present such a bill to Parliament.”

Dr Forson further clarified the minority’s stance on the Free SHS policy.

“The minority will at all times support any legislation that seeks to improve and sustain the Free SHS policy,” he said.

He also addressed allegations about the NDC’s engagement in politics, noting that the Vice President has said he does not believe in the Free SHS Bill.

“In fact, if there is anyone in this country who has officially said that he does not believe in the free SHS law, it is rather Dr Bawumia. He is on record as having said that there is no need for a law or bill. law to regulate the free SHS, not the NDC. All he said we need is commitment.”

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