By Yussif Ibrahim, GNA
Anawuokrom (Ash), Nov. 04, GNA – The
Asante-Akim Central Municipal Assembly has commissioned three school
infrastructure projects as part of efforts to give all school going age children
the opportunity to access education in the Municipality.
A team of officials from the Assembly led by
the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Mrs Susan Akomeah, commissioned the
projects at separate ceremonies in the beneficiary communities.
The project includes a three-unit classroom
block at Anawuokrom, Information Communication Technology (ICT) center at
Dwease-Praaso and three-unit classroom block at Kyekyebiase.
The MCE presented some computers and
accessories to authorities of the Integrated Community Centre for Employable
Skills (ICCES), the beneficiary school of the ICT centre.
She also inspected the construction of
six-unit classroom blocks with ancillary facilities at Atunsu, Konongo, Anuruso
as well as the construction of pavilions at Wesley Girls Senior High School and
St. Mary Senior High School, both at Konongo.
Speaking at separate durbars to commission
the projects, Mrs. Akomeah said the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), was
committed to improving educational infrastructure at all levels of education.
She said education was an inalienable right
of the Ghanaian child and gave the assurance that government would continue to
invest in the sector to raise the literacy level of the country.
This, she said, was the way to go as a
country in our quest to fight poverty and called on the people to rally behind
government as it rolled out pragmatic policies for the common good of all
She pledged the Assembly’s commitment to
implement programmes and policies in line with vision of the President to
improve the lives of the people in the Municipality.
The MCE further entreated them to take
advantage of the various government flagship programmes most of which were
designed to economically empower Ghanaians to be financially stable.
Nana Owusu Banahene, the Chief of Dwease,
commended the Assembly for the construction of the ICT centre, which he said
was critical in aiding the students in their studies.
He called for the extension of electricity
to the facility to make it operational as soon as possible to achieve its
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