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HOT: Education minister to appear before parliament Over bigoted publications- Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

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The Member of Parliament for the people of North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has filed an urgent parliamentary question requesting the Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Adutwum to appear before the House and respond to the two bigoted publications in issue.

He made this disclosure in a post notifying the general public about the inappropriate content in some of the newly approved NaCCA approved textbooks.

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According to some reactions made by the general public, the publications seeks to promote tribalism and ethnocentrism.

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The Former Minister of Education in charge of tertiary therefore notified the public and educational stakeholders by writing that;

This is to notify all concerned that I have filed an urgent parliamentary question requesting the Minister for Education to appear before the House and respond to the two bigoted publications in issue.

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The text of my urgent question is as follows: “To ask the Honourable Minister responsible for Education whether the publications titled: History of Ghana, Text Book 3 by Badu Nkansah Publications authored by Badu Nkansah and Nelly Martinson Anim and Golden English Basic 4 authored by Okyere Baafi Alexander both of which contain bigoted content targeted at the Ewe ethnic group have come to his Ministry’s attention; were they approved by any of his Ministry’s agencies and what steps Government is taking to purge our schools and book shops from offensive, divisive and incendiary publications of this nature?”

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