President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, since his tenure in office in 2017, has put in efforts towards the country’s education system.
Nana Addo and the NPP started a free education policy, which allows students to attend any government Senior High School for free.
With over 1.2 million Ghanaian children being enrolled into schools under the Free SHS vehicle, there was the need to build more classrooms, dormitories, and other facilities in senior high schools to take care of the huge numbers.
As a result, the NPP planned on building more school infrastructures in other to accommodate more students.
Schools built by President Akufo-Addo
President Akufo-Addo is said to have built a total of 2,729 Classrooms that can accommodate an extra 109,160 pupils. He also commenced the construction of seven (7) brand new modern Senior High Schools across the country.
The schools have Administration blocks, Classroom blocks, Dormitory Blocks, Dining Halls, Assembly Halls, Laboratories, Libraries, Creative Arts/ Science Blocks, Staff Accommodation, Recreational Facilities, Roads and External works, and Service and Maintenance Shed among others
The 2,729 classrooms that are said to have been constructed by President Akufo-Addo includes;
– 3unit blocks X 23 = 69 Classrooms
– 6unit blocks X 149 = 894 Classrooms
– 8unit block X 1 = 8 Classrooms
– 12unit blocks X 137 = 1,644 Classrooms
– 18unit blocks X 8 = 90 Classrooms
– 24unit blocks X 1 = 24 Classrooms