A GH?104,000 school block built to provide adequate classroom space for students and teachers of the Ahenkro Methodist Junior High School (JHS) in the Afigya-Kwabre District has been inaugurated amidst the outpouring of joy.
The structure has three classrooms, staff common room, office and store and it was funded by the district assembly through the District Development Fund (DDF).
Mr. Kwaku Oppong- Kyekyeku Kaakyire, the District Chief Executive (DCE), said the expectation was that the teachers and school children would do their bit of the bargain by giving it their all to improve performance.
The assembly, he said, had made education development a major priority and would do all it could to promote access and quality, adding that, this was the way to go to bring progress to the individual, community and the nation.
Within the past seven years it had constructed 56 educational structures for basic and senior high schools (SHS) in the area.
Mr. Oppong-Kyekyeku announced plans to build a new block of six classrooms to replace the old and weak one, pupils and teachers of the Ahenkro D/A Primary were using.
He used the occasion to rally the chiefs and the people to actively support efforts at helping to improve conditions at the Catholic SHS in the town.
The assembly has extended water supply to the school and was now connecting electricity to it, he said.
Nana Ahenkro Osei III, the chief, applauded the DCE for his personal interest in the development of education and appealed to parents to enroll all their kids in school.
Mr. Paul Koranchie, the head teacher, said they were grateful and pleaded with the assembly to assist build teachers? accommodation for the school.