The Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Sammi Awuku, has conceded that his party cannot control all its members across the country, thus should not be blamed for the rise in acts of political vigilantism.
Since the NPP’s election victory, the escalation of such acts of lawlessness by irate NPP youth, has prompted renewed scrutiny, but has been met with little restraint from the party’s supporters or increased action from law enforcement.
Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi Boateng, has asserted that some citizens are more Ghanaian than others, hence deserve better treatment and immediate attention from his outfit.
According to him, the “more Ghanaian” people, loyalists of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), must have their interests prioritized by all government appointees.
A new World Bank report on education says in Ghana a considerable number of children of primary age (age six to eleven) are out of school.
The World Bank Group Education report 2018 dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest quintile were out of school and that there was gender distinction at primary level.