The Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia South, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh has presented 22,400 reading books to students in basic schools in the constituency.About sixteen beneficiary schools benefitted from the package. They include; Afia Kobi Primary and JHS, K.O Methodist, St. Ann’s Anglican JHS ‘A’.

The others were Dichemso M/A JHS ‘A’, Ave Maria R/C JHS, New Tafo Dichemso M/A JHS and some other schools.The source of funding of the items was from the MPs Common Fund and other benefactors.

Making the symbolic presentation on Friday September 14, the legislator said the donation formed part of his policy and that of government’s, to ensure good quality education delivery by making it affordable to the ordinary Ghanaian.

“Every year we do something on education to cut across all the schools… it is to provide the most essential tool kit for the students and people in Manhyia that will bring prosperity in their lives and to compete with the global arena”, the Minister explained.

He also said plans are far advanced to construct a fully connected community library for schools in the constituency.

He reiterated his commitment to improving the lives of people living in the constituency.

Receiving the items on behalf of the Ghana Education Service, Metropolitan Director of Education, Mrs Martha Owusu Agyeman expressed gratitude for the gesture and called on teachers in schools in the constituency to ensure the books are used to improve reading skills of students.

Manhyia residents get borehole

In a related development, the Member of Parliament also inaugurated a borehole project for residents at Manhyia, an electoral area in the constituency.

The borehole was constructed after it emerged that residents reel under pressure to get water for domestic chores.

Residents expressed gratitude to the lawmaker for the gesture and also assured the proper handling of the facility.



Source:Ghana/ Jonathan Ofori

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