Kintampo (B/A), Oct. 13, GNA – The Kintampo Municipal Assembly on Thursday inaugurated and handed over three school blocks constructed at GHȼ312,000.00 to the Municipal Education Directorate at a ceremony in Kintampo in Brong-Ahafo Region.
The projects financed from the District Assemblies Common Fund comprised three-unit classroom block for Baffoe Local Authority(L/A) primary, three-unit classroom block for Gruma-line primary and six-unit classroom block for Sunders Junior High School (JHS).
The primary schools comprising two-unit toilets, a library and teachers common room valued at approximately GHȼ81,000.00 each whilst the six-unit classroom block consisting of office, store and teachers common room was estimated at GHȼ150,000.00.
Alhaji Alhassan Seidu Harrison, Municipal Chief Executive for Kintampo, said “the Assembly as the top development agent to the communities” in the Municipality had undertaken many socio-economic projects in the municipality to make life worth living for the people.
He said the projects ranged from education and health facilities, good drinking water under the Small Town Water Systems (STWS) programme to actualize the Better Ghana Agenda.
Mr Engelbert Prosper Sracoo, Municipal Director of Education, said the school blocks alone could not ensure quality education without the efforts of the themselves, parents and guardians, teachers and other stakeholders.
He advised the students in the Municipality to be serious with their studies and also urged parents and guardians to be responsible in ensuring that their sons and daughters in school would be studying always to justify the investment they were making in them.
He also appealed to teachers to show commitment to their duties and help inculcate wisdom to the children.