Ghana’s Free SHS ambassador, Rahim Banda has reportedly received a brand new pickup from the Government of Ghana (GoG) through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) to enhance his duties in providing support and education on the government’s flagship programme.
The Akufo-Addo led government in September 2017 introduced the Free SHS policy for every child in Ghana who qualifies for, and is placed in a public Senior High School for his secondary education to have his/her fees absorbed by the government
Rahim Banda, since the launch of the programme in 2017 September has been the middle man of the Free SHS policy introduced by President Akufo-Addo to enhance and make education accessible to every Ghanaian child.
The brand ambassador has supported the policy in so many ways such as donating exercise books and other educational materials to Senior High School Students in assistance to their academic work.
The Ministry of Education (MoE) through GETFUND motivating and appreciating the good work done has presented Rahim Banda a brand new pickup.
The Ambassador expressing gratitude in a post shared on his Facebook timeline monitored by Georgeweb.org said ” Fully aware of the challenges I would face when granted this ambassadorial role, I fully took up the responsibility regardless. With every day passing and all work, myself and my team have done, it is satisfactory enough that we know we have gained some recognition from the masses.
“Problems with transportation of our material to remote areas became an issue for the team. We sought to the ministry of education to provide us assistance in the form of a vehicle to transport our material. On the 10th of June 2020 the Honorable minister and the ministry of education granted us a brand new pick up for my team and I to effectively continue our work”.
“We are grateful to the minister and his ministry and also my own Creative Arts and media associates who have been supporting me especially Attractivemustapha.com for publishing every event we attended. We will use this as motivation to do more than we have already done. (Back to school from the STREET) Thank to the ministry and the honorable minister and most of all, thanks to the almighty Allah”.