The Member of Parliament(MP) for Manso Nkwanta Constituency, Mr. Albert Quarm together with the Amansie West District Chief Executive(DCE) Mr. Nii Lartey Oleenu have commissioned four separate 6-Unit classroom blocks to four farming communities in his Constituency as part of efforts to improve on education.
The beneficiary communities were Abodom Brofoyedu, Pakyi Camp, Besease Keniago and Nsiana, all in the Manso Nkwanta Constituency.
The newly constructed school projects are for basic students, who have faced many challenges over the years for learning under scorching sun and dilapidated school buildings.
The 6-Unit classroom blocks which comes with library, computer laboratory, ultramodern toilet facilities, staff common room, head teacher’s office and a storeroom was funded by Ghana Education Trust Fund (GetFund).
The MP, Mr. Albert Quarm known popularly as Prof. Quarm disclosed to the media during the commissioning ceremony that edifice will ease inconveniences and educational challenges confronting the district.
He commended Nana Addo led administration through the efforts of education Minister, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh for timely response of their educational needs.
He said, the NPP government has already demonstrated it commitment to making education available and accessible for the people Manso Nkwanta Constituency via his lobbying skills.
Construction of a Technical and vocational institute has been started.
He said “My administration will do everything possible to eliminate hindrances of education.
Roads and other challenges confronting you would be solved if you give me another four years mandate to represent the constituency in parliament”.
On the other hand, the District Chief Executive for Amansie West District Assembly, Mr. Nii Oleenu Lartey applauded the MP for spearheading the projects, which he described as a timely intervention.
The DCE said the assembly will continue to provide standard infrastructure and logistics to schools in the district and ensure enabling environment for effective academic work.
“Quality educational system is the biggest priority of this government, hence the implementation of the Free Senior High School Project. It’s therefore, important to provide the needed infrastructure at the basic school level to adequately prepare the pupils to take advantage of arguably, one of the most laudable intervention in the education sector since independence”, he said.
He said, that notwithstanding, government has introduced scholarship scheme which benefited most students last year. 140 students have registered for this year in the district to enable them obtain free education in the tertiary level.
“These are some of government’s proactive approach outlined to make education very attractive to every child within this country especially those in Amansie West District”, he noted.
He advised the beneficial communities and their school managements to take good care of the projects and ask for regular maintenance.
Source: Kwabena Antwi