Northern Ghana Secondary schools to reopen on May 22

Second cycle schools in the Upper East Region were scheduled to reopen but were temporarily shutdown due to unpaid feeding grants

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The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) has given Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the three regions of northern Ghana, Monday, May 22, 2017, to reopen for the third term of the 2016/2017 academic year.

The inability of the SHSs to admit all students on the re-opening day, May 4, 2017, was as a result of the non-payment of three-and-half terms feeding subsidies owed them by the government.

READ MORE: Secondary schools' reopening delay due to lack of feeding grant

However, the government has release GH¢106,697,628 for the settlement of feeding grant arrears for second cycle schools in the three regions of northern Ghana.

CHASS in a statement said "All students must report to their various schools and be present for roll call at 5pm. All students who still owe school and PTA fees must come along with the money to settle their indebtedness."

 

Below is CHASS full statement:

RE-OPENING OF SECOND CYCLE INSTITUTIONS IN THE THREE NORTHERN REGIONS

We wish to inform all students, parents and guardians of all Senior High Schools and Technical Institutes in the Upper East, Upper West and Northern Regions that the Schools will re-open on Monday,22nd May 2017 for the third term of the 2016/2017 academic year.

READ MORE: GES gives directive on date for re-opening

All students must report to their various schools and be present for roll call at 5pm. All students who still owe school and PTA fees must come along with the money to settle their indebtedness.

We entreat all parents’ and guardians to ensure that their wards report to their various schools on Monday, 22nd May,2017 without fail.

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