The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has announced that over 80 percent of Senior High Schools and colleges of education across the country have Wi-Fi installed on their campuses.
According to him, the project is part of the free Wi-Fi government is providing in all educational institutions across the country.
He made this known today, Tuesday, September 29, 2020, when he inaugurated a Library and an ICT centre at Abossey Okai as part of his tour of the Greater Accra Region.
He further added that all schools, universities, colleges of education as well as district education offices will be connected to free Wi-Fi by next year.
“We have understood the importance of digitization in the development of this country and especially in the education sector and so the President tasked the ministers responsible for education and communication to make sure all our Senior High Schools, as well as all the 46 colleges of education, are all connected to the internet (Wi-Fi).”
“This has been started, and I am happy to report that so far 80 percent of all our Senior High Schools have now been given free Wi-Fi. It’s a major investment and in addition, all the 46 colleges of education also have the same. I think it will be launched soon.”