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The recent circulating news that has undoubtedly sparked massive stir, debates and arguments across all social media platforms was when the deputy finance minister boldly revealed another deep secret about free Senior High School (SHS) policy over the most anticipated E-levy brouhaha.
Speaking in a recent interview on JoyNews, the popularly known politician and deputy finance Minister, John Kumah took the privilege to set the records straight over several concerns raised by most Ghanaians over the cancellation of the free SHS policy which has been undoubtedly beneficial to most senior high school students and parents since its implementation amidst the rejected E-levy policy in parliament.
According to the deputy finance minister, John Kumah, the non-approval of the most anticipated E-levy will undoubtedly affect all other programs and policies of the incumbent government and that of the bill is not passed in parliament, the finance ministry would have to intervene and cut down on flagship programs in other to raise enough revenue for other avenues.
In addition to this, John Kumah highlighted that, if the incumbent government is not able to raise enough revenue, then government won’t be able to spend on all the flagship programs the Akufo-Addo administration has to carry out in the future.
Surprisingly, the deputy finance minister, John Kumah later revealed that, the rejection of the E-levy won’t affect the free SHS policy which won the NPP power in the most anticipated 2020 general elections.
“Free SHS will go on. It is not because we didn’t pass the E-levy that is why the free SHS will not go on. E-levy is going to help government in its revenue measures but it is not the reason why free SHS will not go on”, John Kumah emphatically revealed.
In conclusion, the deputy finance minister, John Kumah later urged Ghanaians and the minority caucus in parliament to support the implementation of the most anticipated E-levy fir the betterment of the country.
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