Basic schools in the Kwahu East District on Friday, June 21st received 2,500 mono and dual desks from the Assembly.
Hon. Isaac Agyapong, Kwahu East Chief Executive, who presented the desks to the District Education Directorate for onward presentation to the schools, said the package is in pursuance of the many promises made by the Member of Parliament, Hon. Bryan Acheampong and the Assembly.
Mr. Agyapong said the 2,500 desks was a collaboration between the Member of Parliament, Hon. Bryan Acheampong and the District Chief Executive. He said the Assembly will continue to provide classroom blocks and other relevant support in achieving quality education.
Mrs. Ivy Asantewah Owusu on behalf of Ghana Education Service, expressed gratitude to the MP and DCE for the gesture saying the desks would alleviate the furniture plight facing the schools.
She urged the heads of beneficiary schools to make good use of the furniture.
She also commended the Assembly for the timely intervention.
Mrs Owusu said the desks would go a long way to solve issues of congestion and Examination malpractices in classrooms due to insufficient desk and improve concentration on the part of pupils to attain academic excellence.
She then urged teachers to take good care of the desks by directing students to put them into good use in the course of ensuring development in the District’s Educational sector.
Present during the handing over ceremony were the District Coordinating Director, Heads of Department, Hon. Presiding Member and the Media.