The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Prestea Huni- Valley Municipal assembly Mr Mozart Kweku Owuh, as means of improving education standards has presented 600 dual and 300 mono desks to some selected schools within the municipality.
The presentation was in collaboration with the Member of Parliament Hon. Lawyer Barbara Oteng-Gyasi (Mrs) and the Municipal Assembly with funds from the District Development Fund (DDF).
Earlier in the year, the Prestea/Huni-Valley MP Presented 4,464 Mathematical Sets To BECE who0 sat for the 2019 BECE.
Mr. Owuh said it is the aim of the assembly to provide over 4000 desks to schools by the end of 2019 so as to bridge the furniture deficit and enhance education in the area.
He reiterated the MP and assembly’s commitment towards prioritizing education at the infant level hence concentrating on the early childhood development of children within the municipality.
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The MCE disclosed that there will soon be sod cutting for the commencement of early childhood centres at Damang M/A and Dwabeng.
“The MP has earmarked a KG block to be constructed at Konduakrom; whiles 3 units classroom block at Awodua and an ultra-modern KG block with ancillary facilities at Yareyeya are near completion and will soon be commissioned,” he added
Commenting on the latest District League Table (DLT), Mr. Owuh expressed happiness at the current rank of 116 which was an improvement on the previous rank of 205.
However, he urged all departmental heads to work extra hard to ensure the municipality is ranked within the first 100 districts.
Receiving the desks on behalf of the schools, Madam Mary Vida Kwofie, Municipal Education Director thanked the MP, MCE and the entire assembly for the gesture, she said the furniture has come as a sigh of relief to the education directorate.