Bawku Chiefs beg Akufo-Addo to rename their senior high school

Bawku Chiefs beg Akufo-Addo to rename their senior high school

- Since government is undertaking a mass renaming exercise, the Bawku Chief wants to capitalise on that to make his request

- The Bawku Naba has called on the president to rename one of the second cycle institutions in Bawku

- He said by renaming the institutions, certain misunderstandings could be resolved

The chiefs and elders of Bawku in the Upper East Region, have called on President Akufo-Addo, to rename the Bawku Senior High School.

The Bawku Naba, Asigri Abugrago Azoka II, told the president that giving the school a new name would resolve the conflict of name between Bawku Senior High School and the Bawku Technical Senior High School.

According to the chief, this would help resolve the confusion over which resource allocation is supposed to go to which institution.

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The Bawku Naba made this request while delivering his address when President Akufo-Addo paid a courtesy call on him on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 as part of the latter’s working visit to the Upper East Region.

Meanwhile, the daughter of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah has expressed her misgivings about naming institutions after past and serving politicians.

She described the act as a misplaced priority, the practice by government to rename public institutions after former politicians.

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Speaking in an interview with Joy News, Samia Nkrumah said politicians should rather focus on addressing pertinent problems facing citizens.

“If I were in government I wouldn’t rename institutions. I would make sure that I’m addressing problems and needs of the people and God knows they are plenty,” she said.

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