The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) says its current administration has not awarded scholarships to three prominent government personalities.

performance audit report of the Auditor-General on the administration of scholarships by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund). the report revealed, Dr. Martin Opoku-Prempeh, Procurement Minister and Deputy Majority Leader in Parliament, Sarah Adwoa Safo as well as Prince Hamidu Armah, as persons who have benefitted from the scheme between 2012 and 2018.

Dr. Opoku Prempeh and Dr. Armah have issued separate rejoinders to deny the publication.

But the GETFund has issued a disclaimer indicated that neither the Education Minister, the Procurement Minister nor the NaCAA boss, have been awarded scholarships by the current administration.

It, however, defended the decision to provide financial support to the educational activities of persons who are in a good position to fund their education stressing, that is done  “to serve strategic national interests.”

Read the full statement below: