ABLEKUMA WEST COMMISSIONS SIX - UNIT ONE – STOREY CLASSROOM
The Ablekuma West Municipal Assembly on Friday, 9th June 2023 commissioned a Six – Unit One - Storey classroom block, which includes both and female washrooms, teacher’s common for the teachers and pupils of the St. Augustine's Anglican Basic School in Sahara, Dansoman.
The Facility was funded by the Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West; Mrs. Ursula Owusu -Ekuful with an additional support from the Ablekuma West Municipal Assembly on the aim to ease pressure on the existing school building and increase enrollment in the community.
Addressing traditional heads, the clergy, assembly members of the constituency, teachers and other invited dignitaries at commissioning of the school building, Mrs. Ursula Owusu - Ekuful stated that, the provision of the educational infrastructure for the constituents was one of her major priorities. She emphasized that, under her leadership as the MP for The Ablekuma West Constituency, she had embarked on the construction of massive educational projects to enhance teaching and learning, and as well as increase student’s enrollment.
“Through the collaborative efforts with the Ablekuma West Municipal Assembly, a Nine – Unit Two - Storey classroom block was commissioned for the Akweibu Basic School, a Nine – Unit Two – Storey classroom block was handed over to St. Margaret Mary Senior High School and a Six – Unit One – Storey classroom building at the Ebenezer A.M.E Zion Basic School is underway”, she said.
Mrs. Ursula Owusu – Ekuful expounded that, these projects were efforts to address the challenges facing some of the schools in her constituency, hence her constituents would be witnessing the commissioning of some ongoing projects such as roads, a health facility, a school block among others before the end of 2023.
The Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. George Cyril Bray stressed that, over the years, the Assembly has collaborated with the MP in all aspects in regard to the needs of the people in the community.
He emphasized that, the Assembly was source funding to provide more classroom blocks, a library and an ICT center, the provision of desks for various schools in order to improve and enhance teaching and learning. Hence, a thorough maintenance culture must be adhered to prolong the span of the existing facilities available.
The Ghana Education Service, head of Human Resources unit of the Assembly, Mr. Francis Bantadton thanked the MP; Mrs. Ursula Owusu – Ekuful and the Assembly for their support in promoting quality education in the municipality.
By: Juliana Abena Agbenyeke.