According to an official announcement, the Ghana School Feeding Program has not been halted by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.
This follows claims in the media that the administration has halted the program.
The administration has no intention of discontinuing the initiative, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Thursday.
“The Ministry was taken aback by the false reportage by these media houses indicating that the Ghana School Feeding Programme is on hold. We will like to put on record that the Ghana School Feeding Programme is one of the government’s priority flagship programmes and the government has no intention to stop it.
“The question was on expansion to cover additional schools which the minister stated that the expansion was on hold and measures are being put in place to strengthen the system before considering any expansion. She went further to state that, the Members of the House will be informed when a decision is taken to expand the programme,” the statement said.
Below is the full statement:
Source: Opemsuo.com/ Emmanuell Owusu Anti