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Regional News of Sunday, 26 April 2020

Source: Anthony Mensah, Contributor

Sekondi MP cuts sod for construction of a six-unit classroom block at Sekondi Zongo

Andrew Egyapa Mercer cutting sod for the construction to begin Andrew Egyapa Mercer cutting sod for the construction to begin

The Member of Parliament for Sekondi, Hon. Andrew Egyapa Mercer together with the Metropolitan Chief Executive for Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly Hon Anthony KK Sam has cut the sod for the construction of an ultramodern Six Unit Classroom Block for the good people of Sekondi Zongo community.

The project which is expected to be completed before the end of the year is being financed through the Ministry of Inner-City and Zongo Development.

Lawyer Andrew Egyapa Mercer said the facility will improve the educational infrastructure, enhance enrollment capacity and create a sound environment to facilitate effective teaching and learning in the Zongo community.

He emphasized that education is a vital tool to personal and national development; hence, his commitment together with that of the Government to ensure provision of quality and accessible education to the constituents. As such, provision of education at the basic and secondary levels will continue to be a topmost priority.

As part of the actualization of his vision for his constituency, he said a number of classroom blocks have or are being built at Fijai Senior High, St. John's School, Adiembra Senior High, Queen Elizabeth Day Care and Presbyterian Primary School, all in Sekondi.

He also promised that Aggrey Memorial School in Baka-Ekyir will see a facelift soon and urged the people to also initiate self-help development projects to complement government efforts.

The Metro Chief Executive of Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis, Hon Anthony KK Sam also pledged the assembly's resolve to see to the successful completion of the project.

According to him, the project, when completed, will not only create a better environment for the pupils but also bring comfort to teachers, as well as improve academic performance.

The Regional 2nd Deputy Chief Imam commended the Member of Parliament for Sekondi and the Government for providing them with the Six Unit Classroom Block to enhance the teaching and learning, including Arabic language.