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Regional News of Sunday, 5 January 2014

Source: GNA

Sissala East MP puts premium on education

Madam Alijata Sulemana, Member of Parliament (MP) for Sissala East has assisted a number of schools with assorted items to enhance quality teaching and learning in the district.

She has also provided a six-classroom block for Wallembelle Primary School with her share of the District Assemblies Common Fund.

Madam Sulemana, who made this known in an interview with the Ghana News Agency at Tumu during the weekend, said part of the fund had also been used to provide an Information and Communication Technology Library at Peeng.

She also supplied the Kanton Senior High School with computers and supported the Tumu Senior High Technical School with streetlights and 100 bags of cement for a school project.

At the basic school level, the Member of Parliament provided exercise books, school bags and sandals to some schools for distribution to needy children to help encourage them to stay in school to at least obtain basic education.

Madam Sulemana had paid Basic Education Certificate Examination Fees for students in the district.

She said she is interested in promoting education and women empowerment in the district.