Otuam Community SHS named after President Mills [Photos]

The newly opened community Senior High School project at Otuam in the Central has been named after late President John Evans Atta Mills to honor him.

The completed school was named after the late president because of his passion in promoting education.

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The edifice was inaugurated by President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday.

President Mahama also used the opportunity to launch the free SHS education policy across the nation.

free shs project at otuam (1)With this, the NDC government will now progressively absorb the cost of secondary education in the country.

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According to President Mahama, “the school would benefit the whole community especially those who are less advantaged.”

The project has 24 classrooms, 5 science laboratories, offices, computer laboratory, an assembly hall and other ancillary facilities.

It has also been connected to the national power grid and water.

The President also presented a cheque of GH¢12,178,544 to the Minister of Education for the commencement of the community based free SHS programme across the country.

A magnificent statue of the late John Mills was also unveiled to remind the people of his unparalleled legacies.

 By: Akwasi Koranteng/

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