As part of efforts aimed at improving the quality education in her constituency, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Prestea Huni-valley, Hon. Lawyer Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, on Friday April 13 presented set of furniture to the Prestea Huni-valley Municipal Education Service at a short ceremony at the Municipal Assembly in Bogoso.
The desks would be distributed to various schools in the Municipality.
The furniture comprised 300 mono desks, 500 dual desks, 400 Hexagonal tables as well as 1,200 chairs.
Presenting the desks, Hon. Lawyer Mrs Barbara Oteng Gyasi said she was supported by the Minerals Development Fund, She said she had decided to commit a greater percentage of her share of the MDF to the provision of educational facilities for schools in the constituency because of the importance of education to society
She promised to add 500 more furniture to the already presented, this she said will limit the inadequate furniture in schools in the municipality.
She advised the Heads of the schools to practise good maintenance culture on the furniture in order to prolong their lifespan, he also promised to raise the necessary resources for electricity to be extended to the schools so that the pupils would have access to the use of computers to help raise the standard of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the area. I will appeal to parents and guardians to send their children who are of school-going age to school, to enable them become useful citizens in future, she added.
Receiving the desks on behalf of the Municipal Education Service and the schools, chief of Petepom Nana Kwaku Appiah III, thanked the MP for her interest in the development of education in the constituency.
He called on other citizens of the area to also give their support in whatever way possible for the standard of education in the Municipal to be improved
The Municipal Director of Education’s representative commended the MP for her numerous assistance package in support of educational pursuit in the municipal and assured her that the items would be distrubuted evenly and be put into good use so as to justify why they have been presented to them.
He said the only way they could show appreciation to the MP for her good works is to ensure that the people send their children to school.
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