The Atwima Kwama District Assembly in support of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saint under the auspices of Mr. Kofi Amankwa-Manu, MP for Atwima Kwanwoma District has commissioned three Classroom blocks and one Health Center for four communities in the district which were fully funded by The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Days Saint through the partnership of the MP.

The various projects are aimed at supporting communities with serene learning environment to promote quality education and also achieve better healthcare.

They officially cut ribbons and unveiled a 6-unit classroom block with Library and a 10=seater Sanitation facility at Atwima Kokobeng, a 10-unit classroom block, mechanized water system and a 12-seater sanitation facility at Foase with a 10- seater WC, and further commissioned a Health Center at Winsa with a Nurses quarters and a water facility as well as a 10-unit classroom block at Kotwi with a 12-seater WC and a water system.

The District Chief Executive for Atwima Kwanwoma District Assembly, Hon. Prince Karikari, who was represented by the Presiding Member (PM), Hon. Anthony Kwame Nsiah, has called on the people of Atwima Kwanwoma and Ghanaians at large to inculcate the maintenance culture to prolong the life span of public facilities.

He said it is expected of all citizens to adopt the best practices that would better make such public facilities stand to the test of time and put them to good use. The Presiding Member who represented the DCE, made the appeal at separate ceremonies to commission and hand over the said projects in the district, and as well called on all to ensure the proper management of those facilities.

The Member of Parliament noted that the gesture showed the commitment of the Assembly, the office of the MP and the church at large to enhance teaching and learning in the area.

According to him, the solid partnership between the church, assembly and himself has made it possible for the development of the district in terms of infrastructure across the district. He further stated that education plays a pivotal role in the development of nation building, hence, the tireless efforts to ensure a strong atmosphere for quality education.

Mr. Amankwah-Manu also appealed with to all and sundry to join forces with the Assembly to enhance quality education to make Atwima Kwanwoma the beacon of education in the region.

He appealed to his constituents to emulate the good gesture of the members of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Days Saint and start donating something small from their coffers to initiate some projects since the onus lie on them as a people and take their own destiny in their hands to develop communities at a gradual pace and not to rely solely on central government.

The Deputy Minister, appealed to Nananom to remain focus, resolute and ensure there is peace harmony among themselves, adding that, by so doing, they can team up with him and lobby for greater things.

Mr. Samuel Appiah, President of the Suame Area of the Church, said the gesture was to help improve the conditions of the people which is aligned with the vision of the church, saying that caring for the people was equally a way to spread the gospel at the grassroot.

He indicated that the church will continue to support humanity and support the district through the partnership of the Member of Parliament.

The District Education Director adding her voice cautioned school children of the beneficiary schools to take good care of the projects, since they are there to benefit thousands of children yet unborn.

Madam Doris Ofori, admonished teachers and other stakeholders in the communities to use the facilities for their intended purposes through which they were put up. “The facilities had come at the right time, and would help address the challenges in infrastructure in the district”, she said.

She indicated that the gesture would go a long way to enhance teaching and learning and provide the pupils with a conducive teaching and learning atmosphere. Source:Samuel Antwi, ISD 

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