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The Conference of Heads of Private Senior High Schools (CHOPSS) has taken a swipe at government over the implementation of the free senior high school (SHS) policy.

According to them, their schools have been neglected due to the introduction of the policy.

They are therefore calling on government to introduce a system which will make it possible for students to attend private senior high schools whilst benefiting from the free SHS policy.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday launched the free SHS policy in line with the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Four, Target One, which states: “By 2030, all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education, leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes.”

But at a press conference in Accra Wednesday, the National Secretary of CHOPPS, Mr Joseph Dzamesi decried the manner with which the policy has been rolled out to the neglect of private SHS, adding that such a neglect may lead to job losses.

“What is to happen to the millions of Ghana cedis that has been invested in our schools? What is to happen to 10,000 plus Ghanaian workers who are currently employed in our schools? What is government’s plan to provide a platform that gives our schools a realistic chance to thrive?” he quipped.

Mr Dzamesi therefore called on government “to as a matter of urgency” include private SHS among the schools listed on the self-placement website to give students the opportunity to make a choice for themselves.

Alternatively, he said, government could also allocate some funding to the private schools to enable them absorb students who prefer the private schools to the public schools.

“Include private SHS among the schools listed on the self-placement website. Our schools should be tabbed private and parents should be informed that when a private school is selected, the student will have to pay the school fees. With this a student who may not be happy with his or her placement or a student who is not able to find a school that he or she likes may select a private school.”

“We call on government to extend its policy on free shs to cover students in private senior high schools also. We therefore suggest that the amount of money earmarked per student to attend senior high school be granted to the student whether he or she attends a private or public senior high school. We are calling for a system similar to what pertains in the health sector,” he added.

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See The Gargantuan Amount Hushpuppi Pays As Rent For His Versace Palazzo Flat

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Ramon Abbas better known as Hushpuppi has reportedly been denied bail despite his accredited lawyer, Gal Pissetzky has claimed that his client pays for his expenditures from a legit work.

The lawyers of the Gucci Master disclosed that he pays $10,000 monthly rent on his luxurious Dubai flat with the benefits of his job as an Instagram celebrity. The US prosecutors however denied Hushpuppi bail after his lawyers applied for him to depart jail and live with the uncle of a woman he has a child with.

His lawyers said; “He is loved and respected. He is a celebrity.

“I don’t see the reason why he would want to ruin his credibility in the world and his status rather than stay here and face this allegation.

“Anywhere he goes, people will know. Having grown up very poor in Nigeria, Mr Abbas is now paid to pose with high-priced items such as Louis Vuitton bags that people would buy after seeing his posts on Instagram.

“He is an influencer. That’s a job today, as much as it is hard to imagine. That’s a full-time job.”

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‘Didn’t They Tell You About Me?’ : Man Asks Snake After He Killed It With His Bare Hands | WATCH

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A Nigerian man’s exhibition of bravado has impressed the internet community. A snake slithered into his room one cold night and the man, who obviously was not shaken, caught it with his bare hands and killed it.

Prior to that, there was a brief drama between the snake and the man which is equally interesting. He asked the snake if it wasn’t told bout him before he crawled into his house. He posted the video with the caption: ‘Killed this useless snake in my room this morning!!!Rubbish !!!!!!”

He went on to advise people to be cautious of their environment because snakes are more active in the raining seasons. ‘Guys this is snake season!!! Please be cautious about your environment, as, for me, I hate snakes naturally, I always want to kill Dem,’ he wrote.

Watch below.

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Hushpuppi’s Associate, Woodberry Hires Top Chicago Lawyer

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Woodberry, who was arrested along with Hushpuppi, has hired a top lawyer who is based in Chicago, Michael Nash, to defend him over fraudulent charges leveled against him.

The 29-year-old is currently in Nigerian along with his close pal, Hushpuppi standing trial for multiple fraud charges. They were arrested in Dubai on June and extradited to America early this month.

According to Premium Times, Woodberry has in for someone whom he trust can defend him very in court which will lead to his release. Mr Nash is said to have Attorney Appearance form for Woodberry on July 8.

Mr Nash specializes in Criminal Defense and has a wealth of experience having been practicing for the past 55 years.

His first major task will be to secure bail for Woodberry when they appear in court on Thursday.

Woodberry is facing charges bordering on wire fraud Conspiracy at a United States District Court sitting in Illinois. If found guilty he will spend the next 20-30 years in jail.

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