The Government has released GHS62.7 million for disbursement to the various Colleges of Education as feeding grant.
This was confirmed in a statement from the Ministry of Education issued on Tuesday March 29.
The arrears of 62. 7 million Ghana Cedis was released to the Ghana Education Trust Fund for onward disbursement to the public Colleges of Education.
Below is the full statement
PAYMENT OF FEEDING GRANTS TO COLLEGES OF EDUCATION
The Ministry of Education wishes to confirm that funds have been released for the payment of feeding grants for trainees of the Colleges of Education.
Feeding grant arrears of 62. 7 million Ghana Cedis have been released to the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) by the Ministry of Finance for onward disbursement to the public Colleges of Education.
We expect the accounts of the Colleges of Education to be credited in the next few days after which Principals will reimburse all trainees.
We wish to take this opportunity to commend management and trainees of the colleges for their patience and support throughout the processing period of the grants.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS UNIT OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION.