Gwira Traditional Council shows gratitude to President Mahama

President Mahama
President Mahama

The Chief and elders of Gwira Traditional Council in the Western region on Friday paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Education to express their profound gratitude to President John Dramani Mahama for the construction of a four-storey ultra-modern Senior High School at Bamiankor.

President Mahama
President Mahama

Led by Mr Kweku Tanikyi Kessie, Member of Parliament for Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira constituency, the delegation also discussed the way forward in meeting the other needs to get the school on track.

Awulae Angama Tu-Agyan II, Gwira Omanhen-Bamiankor, lauded the government?s community day Senior High Schools project, an initiative of President Mahama.

He praised government for the help and expressed the hope that everything would be done to provide the school with the necessary logistics and teachers to enable the school to start its academic programmes this year.

Awulae Tu-Agyan II wanted to know if the school would be placed under the computerized Senior High School placement system.

He said the Council was liaising with the District Assembly to turn an old three classroom block built by the community into a canteen.

He also indicated that the elders were looking for about twenty houses to help accommodate teachers who will be posted to the school.

Awulae Tu-Agyan said the people and elders would do everything possible to keep the environment clean and beautify the area.

Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Minister of Education said the construction of the school project was in phases and that, the completion of the classroom block was part of phase one, adding that, and other phases such the provision of a canteen, and other necessities were also part of the plans of the Ministry.

She explained that the idea behind the community day Senior High Schools was to help bring education closer to students in their own communities.

Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang said it was government?s desire to get the school on course and expressed the hope that everything possible would be done to commence academic work by September 2015.

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