Three communities within the Kwahu West Municipality in the Eastern Region have witnessed ground breaking ceremonies for the construction of modern classroom facilities in order to improve teaching and learning in these communities.
The three beneficiary communities includes Ekawso, Kojo Nkansah and Kontompa all in the Nkawkaw Municipality.
Addressing the gathering the Municipal Chief Executive for Nkawkaw, Hon. Lawyer Yaw Owusu Addo expressed his profound gratitude to the Eastern Regional Minister and Member of Parliament for Nkawkaw, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour for his tireless efforts to provide modern and quality educational infrastructure to several communities within the municipality, all in the attempt to improve teaching and learning in the entire assembly.f
“I want to on behalf of all beneficiary’s communities thank God and our honorable Regional Minister for the opportunity to increase our investments in the educational sector through the construction of these modern school infrastructures in order improve and augment government’s vision of providing free and quality education to every Ghanaian child no matter their location.
Hon. Lawyer Yaw Owusu said furniture are also being constructed to be used in the three new facilities.
As a municipality, we have already taken delivery of our fully equipped new ambulance to help improve healthcare delivery in the constituency and it should be noted that all these assistance is given us as part of the one million dollar per constituency promise by the president, H.E. Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo he said.
On his part, the Eastern Regional Minister and MP for Nkawkaw, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour told community leaders residents that, government in its quest to comprehensively improve every aspect of the Ghanaian society have divided the country into three development authorities, namely Northern, Middle and Coastal belt development authorities with the Eastern Region being among five regions including Bono, Ahafo, Ashanti and Bono East in the middle belt.
According to the minister, the managers of the development authorities together with the MMDA’s to ascertain exactly what is needed to be done with the one million dollar per constituency fund, out of which the communities are receiving the classroom facilities.
*”I will want to encourage you all that the fact that you live in remote parts of the municipality does not mean you can’t go forward because some of us started from villages like yours but we struggled to be where we are now by God’s grace.
We are bringing you these education infrastructure to help enlighten our children and empower them to shine in future. Let all of us be willing to assist the contractor to be able to complete the project in the four month period he has promised.
Iwant to assure all of you that more will follow but, the assembly cannot work effectively without your help so pay your taxes frequently and contribute your quota to the development of the entire nation”*. He said.
Mr. Sempe, a representative of the Municipal Education Director also on his part advised the entire community to rally behind the assembly and contractor in order for the work to move as scheduled. He also charged the beneficiary communities to remember the good works of the government in the coming elections.
Queen Mother of the Kontompa community also thanked the minister and his entourage for the kind gesture and used the opportunity to appeal to the city authority for the construction of their road networks to ease trading activities and also provide the communities with electricity.