The commander in chief of the Ghana armed forces president Akuffo Addo is in the Upper East region on an official tour for two days.
He made his first stop call at the Bolgatanga Senior high school (Big Boss) where he interacted with students and staff of the school.
In highlighting the achievements of his government with regards to education, the president mentioned the infamous free senior high school policy. He said the policy has given students who would have been overlooked access to education. Also, the expected number of student enrollment will hit an unprecedented 1.2million students by next academic year.
The president mentioned how bright the future holds for the youth as he’s government has prioritised education and will use the country’s oil proceeds to make sure it succeeds.
“There’s a new Ghana that you will be coming after you leave here and go to university, a new Ghana with new opportunities, that is going to be the basis for our countries development.. I envy you i wish i was 15 and not 75 because when i look at the future it looks bright”
The president then left to Binaba in the Bawku West District where he addressed a durbar of chiefs. His next destination was at the Bawku chiefs Palace where he met the overlord of the Bawku Traditional Area, Naba Abugri Abugrago Azoka 2.
He was accompanied by Upper East regional Minister Tangoba Abayage, Education minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Health minister Kwaku Agyemang and other dignitaries.