New six unit classroom by Asante Akyem Assembly

The Asante Akyem Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region has commissioned and handed over a six-unit classroom for Abakobon MA Primary School.

The classrooms are expected to accommodate over 140 pupils from Primary One to Six.

The newly-commissioned block has a library, office and a toilet facility.

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According to the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Asante Akyem South, Alexander Frimpong, the project forms part of government’s commitment to improving education in Ghana.

Old classroom at Abakobon M/A primary school

“The Assembly would not break any promise on its efforts to provide quality and affordable education and support teachers in the District,” he said.

“The Abakobon six-unit classroom was financed with the Assembly’s common funds with another project at Juaso a Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) project,” he said.

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Wooden School Building

Headteacher of the school, Stephen Ansong, expressed appreciation to the government for bringing an end to their biggest problem.

“We always had a problem with teaching and learning when it rains due to the nature of our classrooms but we can boldly say those days are over now and we thank government for responding to our needs, “he said.

Source: News/Isaac Amoako