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NDC Ashanti Regional Chairman accuses NPP of using SHS students in political campaign

NDC Ashanti Regional Chairman accuses NPP of using SHS students in political campaign

Mr Augustus Nana Kwasi Andrews, Ashanti Regional Chairman of the , has accused the of using senior high students in its political campaign to gain cheap popularity in the

This development, he said, was very worrying, and indicated the desperation of the NPP to create an illusion of popularity, especially for the flag-bearer of the party.
  
Addressing a press conference in to react to the three-day campaign tour of Dr in the Ashanti region, Mr Andrews said the NPP was now busing students to attend its political campaigns under the guise of a so-called youth connect programme. 

The Chairman indicated that, the busing of students to the Kumasi Jubilee Park created an impression that the popularity of Dr Bawumia was indeed sinking in the party's stronghold, the Ashanti region  

According to him, the use of students in political campaign activities raised a fundamental ethical concern regarding the safety of students and the conduciveness of the educational environment. 

Mr Andrews said since the laws of Ghana abhorred partisan in senior high schools, there was the need to question headmasters of those various schools who released the students for political rally, while they are supposed to be in class learning. 

Mr Andrews called on parents to join forces with the NDC to demand answers from the for exposing their wards to this needless political danger when school was supposed to be in session. 

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