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High School Students In Kumasi Caught Singing ”Free SHS, 419” After Paying For The 2020 WASSCE Fees

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A video trending online shows Senior High School students in Kumasi singing a newly composed song to ridicule the Free Senior High School program.

According to reports, the video was recorded in one of the Senior High Schools in the Ashanti Region a few days ago.

 

This came to light after the president announced that the government had absorbed WASSCE registration for all Senior School Students for the year 2020.

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Addressing the nation as final year SHS and second year Gold Track students were preparing to return to school, the President indicated that 75.4 million cedis will be channeled towards that endeavour.

But new information from the Ghana Education Service reveals that the president’s assertion was not 100% true.

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But the Head of School Examinations Administration Department of the Ghana Office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Godfried Addo has revealed that though this is true, there were some exceptions.

Mr. Godfried went on to clarify that the government’s absorption of the 2020 WASSCE fees covered only students in recognized educational institutions and not private High Schools.

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Reacting to this, some students came up with their own songs to describe how they feel about the ‘Free SHS’ as it is not ‘FREE’ after all.

Watch the video below;

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Patapaa’s Father Breaks Silence On ‘Poisoning’ Of Son

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Patapaa’s Father Breaks Silence On ‘Poisoning’ Of Son

One corner hitmaker, Patapaa’s father, Kwesi Amoah, has opened up in an exclusive interview with Adomonline.com following reports that his son has been poisoned.

A video showing his sick son is already making rounds on social media.

The video has the One Corner hitmaker on a hospital bed receiving medications.

The One Corner hitmaker is said to be in critical condition after surviving what is suspected to be food poisoning on Sunday, August 9.

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A colleague musician, Bow Tyre who confirmed this to Adom News said that Patapaa complained of stomach pains after a night out with some friends.

“We suspect the guys we met at the pub might have put poison in Patapaa’s drink,” he added.

He said Patapaa was rushed to a local clinic in Agona Swedru where their suspicions were confirmed.

But, in an interview with his father, he said his son wasn’t poisoned but confirmed he had been sick for weeks now.

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It is not poison, he is sick. It is not confirmed but he is not well for almost two weeks now. He was even supposed to be in Accra.

His dad told Adomonline.com that, he only visited the hospital for first aid, adding that his son is not a fan of going to the hospital.

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It is a small hospital and he went there for first aid. He couldn’t even drive. Though there is a government hospital, people don’t like going there.

He, however, said he doesn’t know why some of his team members would decide to put such a video out in the public.

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KUMASI: Two Passengers Shot By Armed Robbers

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KUMASI: Two Passengers Shot By Arm Robbers

Two passengers have been shot by armed robbers after a vehicle they were travelling in from Techiman to Kumasi was attacked.

The incident which happened at Ahinkro near Offinso in the Ashanti region saw one person shot in the stomach while the other in the leg.

The victims were rushed to the hospital by some police personnel who arrived at the scene.

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According to a report by JoyNews’ Nurudeen Mohammed, that was the second attack on vehicles by armed robbers within two hours along the Kumasi-Techiman road.

The earlier attack he reported occurred at Tanoso near Techiman. However, many drivers got the clue and made a U-turn to a nearby town.

Speaking to Nurudeen, the driver of the vehicle said he saw about five robbers during the attack. According to him, while one stood in the middle of the road to stop vehicles, two others stood at each side of the road.

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He stated that he had tried to run past them but the robbers starting shooting at his vehicle.

Out of the 14 people in the car, two sustained injuries.

He tells JoyNews, the passenger shot in the stomach is currently at the emergency ward of the Offinso Hospital.

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