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02.10.2019 General News

CSE Brouhaha: Just Eat The Humble Pie – Ablakwa To Govt

CSE Brouhaha: Just Eat The Humble Pie – Ablakwa To Govt

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has admonished government to withdraw the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) programme, accept their mistake and apologize to Ghanaians.

He was speaking this morning through phone interview on “Ade Akye Abia” programme on Okay FM.

He said government should “…come out candidly and backtrack, apologize to Ghanaians then we move on. But trying to play smart and clever and insult our intelligence…it doesn’t help.”

The MP indicated that government should have engaged a broad base consultation in relation to the proposed CSE.

He added if government wants to introduce a programme that is alien to our culture, the appropriate thing to do is to involve all the stakeholders as necessary as possible.

The Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh at a press conference on October 1,2019 said,”…the curriculum framework for KG – P6 that has been approved by Cabinet from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment ( NaCCA) for use in the development of school curricula and published on NaCCA website does not include anything on Comprehensive Sexuality Education…”

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