The Abusuapanin of Mamensene family who heads communities like Manso Asaaman in the Amansie West District and Ampaame in the Atwima Kwanwoma District in the Ashanti Region Nana Kwasi Assiamah has handed over a six unit classroom block with an office complex to Ampaame primary School.
Constructed with the help of America Embassy and Mamensene family, the facility is expected to lighten the infrastructural burden of the school.
Speaking at the handing over ceremony, the Abusuapanin Nana Akwasi Assiamah disclosed that the facility was one of the emergency interventions by the Embassy and the family in education system in the community as a result of the population in the area. He said his office as the traditional head in area would work through the America Embassy to acquire furniture towards the furnishing of the classrooms. He appealed to the school authority to take good care of the facility so it leaves to serve its intended purpose.
“This facility is one of the emergency interventions that the Embassy and the Mamensene family is doing in other communities which includes Manso Asaaman and Ampaame as a result of the increasing population in these schools….And in fact, you saw the speed at which the contractor completed this job. It was done in a hurry with quality at the top,” he said.
He admonished the students to take advantage of the facility, adding that, it was not just about classrooms but how well the students are able to make good use of the classrooms. He lamented the poor attitude towards the people in the area concerning education as well as the high level of indiscipline among students. Nana Assiamah also assured the community of the establishment of hospital, Police station, and morden toilet facility for both Asaaman and Ampaame.
Parents and teachers applauded the chief for providing the school with such a facility.
They said the authorities of the school was on track to providing the enabling environment for effective teaching and learning, and indulged the students to put the facility into good use and maximize its benefits whilst maintaining it. The headmaster of the school encouraged the teachers to work hard, since they are the backbone to the success of the students.
“And to the teachers, you are our backbone, because you together are part of the team management. We alone cannot do it. And so we appreciate you and continue to solicit your support in that regard.
Source: Akwadaa Nyame (Silver FM)