It was a campaign promise of President Nana Akuffo Addo. In this country almost 85% of children are enrolled in primary school but only 44.4% of women against 48% of boys continue until the end of high school.
Today, access to secondary education in Ghana, not only must pass an entrance exam, but mostly a lot of money.
On average five hundred dollars per school year.
In August, President Akufo-Addo resumed its flagship campaign theme assuring that this will enable more girls to pursue further studies.
Oil revenues, the government has released 400 million cedis or 88 million euros were allocated additionally to the education budget in 2017.