Check List Of Gov’t Appointees Listed As GETFund Scholarship Beneficiaries


List of GETFund scholarships beneficiaries
Prince Hamidu Armah, Matthew Opoku-Prempeh & Sarah Adwoa Safo

Some appointees of the Akufo-Addo led government have been listed as beneficiaries of GETFund scholarships.

Although the GETFund scholarships are reserved for needy but brilliant students, some Ministers and other government appointees benefited from the scheme.

This came to light following the publication of a performance audit report of the Auditor-General on the administration of scholarships by GETFund.

According to the report, Education Minister Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, Procurement Minister and Deputy Majority Leader in Parliament, Sarah Adwoa Safo as well as the Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), Prince Hamidu Armah have all benefitted from the scheme.

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The Education Minister is listed as studying National and International Security at Harvard University, receiving $12,800 for living expenses and $11,200 as tuition fees.

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Procurement Minister Sarah Adwoa Safo is also listed studying at the Harvard Kennedy School enjoying $12,800 in allowances with $17,004 in tuition fees.

Dr Armah is studying Philosophy in Education at the University of Aberdeen, which comes with a benefit of £38,400 for living expense in addition to £33,000 for tuition fees.

Check the list of some of the beneficiaries below

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