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The scholarship secretariat has refutes claims of Special Needs Students Of the University of Ghana (UG), Legon
Concerning scholarships.
The students have accused the secretariat of neglect and non payments of Scholarships but has been described as false and misrepresentation of facts.
The secretariat in a statement expressed surprise about the allegations because the issues were brought to their attention only two weeks ago during a meeting with leadership when
It was indicated to them that, the
Secretariat had not received any application in respect of their claims for the
past three (3) years.
According to the secretariat government has been consistent in the payment of students scholarship after verification.
It explains that Bursaries to target applicants are processed for payment on receipt of claims
from beneficiary institutions and students with special needs also benefit in the form of
tuition fees, bursaries and purchase of learning aids.
The statement assured Students of payment after vetting.
Below is the press release

RE: UG STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS DEMAND REMOVAL OF REGISTRAR AT
SCHOLARSHIPS SECRETARIAT
The attention of the Secretariat has been drawn to a publication purported to
emanate from the University of Ghana students with special needs and wish to
comment as follows;
i.
Government has at all times, supported persons with special needs at the
tertiary level of education. Government through the Scholarships Secretariat has
provided financial assistance to students with special needs in the form of
payment of tuition fees, bursaries and purchase of learning aids.
ii.
Bursaries to target applicants are processed for payment on receipt of claims
from beneficiary institutions.
iii.
At the last meeting with leadership of students with special needs at the
conference room of the Secretariat, two weeks ago, it was indicated that, the
Secretariat had not received any application in respect of their claims for the
past three (3) years.
iv.
Having received bursary applications two weeks ago, the Secretariat is by this
circular giving the assurance that, claims are being vetted and payment will be
made in due course.
Thank you.
SIGNED
MANAGEMENT
Cc:
University of Ghana Students with Special Needs

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