Emelia Addae, GNA
Akim Oda (E/R), Aug.
14, GNA – Mr William Agyapong Quaittoo, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Akim
Oda, has cut the sod for the construction of a number of school projects in his
The projects are a
kindergarten block and a six-unit classroom block at Akim Oda Salvation Army
Basic School, a six-unit classroom block at Akim Aboabo Salvation Army Basic
School and a 20-seater water closet toilet facility at Oda Senior High School.
Mr Quaittoo, who
performed the sod-cutting together with Mr Kwabena Bempong, the Birim Central
Municipal Chief Executive, said the gesture was to provide a comfortable
educational environment to enhance teaching and learning.
Mr Eric Ampofo
Nuamah, the Akim Oda Circuit Supervisor of Education, on behalf of the
Municipal Education Director, expressed gratitude to the MP for his efforts in
supporting education adding that the provision of the facilities would help
increase school enrolment.
Mr Douglas N.K.
Annorful, the Birim Central Municipal Coordinating Director, said the total
cost of the classroom blocks are estimated at GH¢750,000.00 which would be
funded from the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) while the 20-seater toilet
facility which would cost GH¢151,000.00 would be sponsored from the MP’s Common
He said the projects
have been awarded on contract to BRALEX Ventures, Christo Adom Enterprise,
SamoTrust Company Limited and H.I.S. Construction and Commercial Enterprise.
Mr Alex Brako, the
Managing Director of BRALEX Ventures, speaking on behalf of the contractors,
said the projects would be completed within the stipulated period of six
Safokyere II, the Regent of Akyem Kotoku Traditional Area, called on the
contractors to employ community members to provide labour to facilitate their
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