- Martin Adjei Mensah Korsah has reportedly gifted a brand new car to be awarded to the 2018 best teacher in the Techiman Municipality
- Korsah made the donation after organisers of the scheme extended an invitation for help to him
- He mad other donations in addition to the car gift
The Deputy Minister for Regional Re-organization and Development, Martin Adjei Mensah-Korsah, has reportedly donated a brand new car to the 2018 Best Teacher of the Techiman Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region.
The Hyundai EON salon which comes along with a five-year warranty and comprehensive insurance within same period aimed at encouraging teachers in the area to give off their best.
According to a report YEN.com.gh sighted on Mynewsgh.com, officials of the Ghana Education Service (GES) had suspended the scheme in the last nine years due to lack of funds to get prizes for deserving teachers.
An invitation was extended to the Minister who hails from the area to support acknowledge the contributions of teachers to improve on the level of education in the area and therefore offered to make available awards for teachers who were supposed to be rewarded but received nothing.
According to organizers, the Deputy Minister made available table top fridges, motorbikes, gas cookers and other items for the awardees.
Friday October 5, 2018 marked World Teachers’ Day, also known as International Teachers Day held annually worldwide on this day.
Established in 1994, it commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status which is a standard-setting instrument that addresses the status and situations of teachers around the world.
This recommendation outlines standards relating to education personnel policy, recruitment, and initial training as well as the continuing education of teachers, their employment, and working conditions. World Teachers’ Day aims to focus on “appreciating, assessing and improving the educators of the world” and to provide an opportunity to consider issues related to teachers and teaching.
Meanwhile, former Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) boss, Kojo Bonsu, has said it is time for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to move on from electing only Ewes and Northerners into leadership positions.
According to him, no Ashanti has ever occupied the position of Chairman or Presidential aspirant in the party and that must change.
Speaking on Metro TV’s ‘Good Evening Ghana’ show, the NDC flagbearer hopeful said the time is right for Ashantis to also take prominent positions in the NDC.
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