The Member of Parliament for Manhyia South Constituency has disclosed the Akufo-Addo led government since 2017 has embarked on 1,011 infrastructural projects in various Senior High Schools (SHSs) nationwide.
The Education Minister in his address at the third edition of the Nation Building Updates held in Accra on October 13, 2020, said the 492 of projects had been completed, with the rest at various stages of completion.
Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh indicated that some of these initiatives were funded by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund).
He furthered that 107 out of the 135 projects initiated by the World Bank-funded Secondary Education Infrastructure Project (SEIP) had been completed with 3 out of the 33 remaining funded by the Kuwait Fund also completed.
According to him, the projects include three-, six-, eight-, 12- and 18-unit classroom blocks, amounting to the creation of 84,600 new seats arising out of 222 new classroom blocks.
“Other projects include washroom facilities, rehabilitation works and structures such as assembly halls and laboratories,” the MP noted.