Head Teachers in FreeSHScollecting5kgof Omo, 2 tins of milk and ascrubbing brush. This the latest revelation newsghana24.com has gathered from an all-important teacher’s platform on social media.
It looks as thoughgov’tis trumpeting the FreeSHSso loud yet, it is unable toprovidethe basic necessities of life for the school children in the secondary schools. This has compelled some headteachers to strategicallyrequeststudents toprovideallmannerof items to keep the schools running.
Head Teachers in SHS collecting 5kg Omo, tins of milk and scrubbing brush ?
One commentator on the said platform revealed and wrote:
My brother told me headmaster academics of their school announced allSHS2 students should bring one bulb each if they want to get the light to learn with. It has been a practice in the school sincethe inception ofthe freeSHS.
So if they have 1800 students, he is taking 1800 bulbs. Is itthe responsibility ofstudents toprovidebulbs?
Additionally, theyare requiredto register every term with5kgofomo, 2 tins of milk and a scrubbing-brush.
GESwhat are you doing about this. The extortion by some heads of schools is becoming too much.”
Very typical of Ghanaians,genuineconcerns thatshould beworrying tone political lines and this was the case with this sad revelation.
Other commentators did not seeanythingwrong with therequestand added that the headteacher cannot use his or her personal funds toprocuresuch things hence it was ok for such demands.
“You want the headmaster to use his own money to buy a bulb for u right? U want everything free,abegbuy it because they don’t get anything from yourparents nor the government.”
Head Teachers in SHS collecting 5kg Omo, tins of milk and scrubbing brush story did not go down well with some.
There were others who were veryobjectiveand demanded evidence of a sought so they can verify. One of such persons wrote: “What you are saying is not true. If it is, thenprovideevidence, and give the name of the school and itslocationand I promise you that headmasterwill be dealtwith. Until then, I consider your post as untrue.
The critical questionto beanswered is who monitors our public Senior High Schools toensuretheir suppliesare providedto themon a timely basis?
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