- North Tongu MP, Okudzeto Ablakwa is building close to 30 classroom blocks throughout his constituency
- This is to eliminate schools under trees in the constituency
- He recently commissioned one
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The Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has handed over a six-unit classroom block he built for one of the villages in his constituency.
The former deputy education minister handed over the edifice to Morklikpo village on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, during a short ceremony.
The edifice is expected to help in reducing the disturbing phenomena of schooling under trees within the constituency.
The six-unit classroom block handed to the river overbank community is one of some thirty primary schools under construction in very hard to reach communities “as we are determined to totally eliminate the phenomenon of schools-under-trees and end the unacceptable spectacle of children walking long distances to access education,” the North Tongu legislator stated in a Facebook post seen by YEN.com.gh.
“We will keep doing our best to remove all barriers to our children's fundamental right to quality education.
“I am grateful for the amazing reception,” he added.
The former deputy minister’s gesture generated loads of exciting reactions on his Facebook timeline and YEN.com.gh compiled a few.
Naakor Ashong said:
Keep up the good work! God bless you honorable
Jaysy Delado Gelli added:
The marking scheme! All other MPs look up to you. #WeMove Torgbui Worgbedzi 1
Mahama Masawudu noted:
You are a model of what an excellent MP is. Your works speak for themselves.
Ezekiel Akrong opined:
Sammy, you have gone beyond politics now, this is HUMANITARIAN. MAY GOD BLESS YOU CONTINUOUSLY!!
Yakubu Salifu Salid stressed:
You are now a humanitarian and not an African politician. May the gods of our land and almighty God bless you
Kari Awwal said:
God will Continue To Shower His Blessings On You for the Good Work you are doing. For putting Smile on the Children Faces, May Your Smile Never Ceases. Sam Okudzeto Ablakwa #PaceSetter
Emmanuel Nyarko said:
Am just short of words to describe the personality that you are and your touch to base and also your quest to ensure that your people get what’s theirs. All I can say honourable is that The Good God should bless all your good works never should you suffer lack and above all good health and prosperity be your portion and May all you aspire for in life comes through according to His abundant grace. Remain bless under His wings honourable.
In other news on YEN.com.gh, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is asking for a tariff increase to support its operations.
Speaking on Thursday, April 8, 2021, the Managing Director of the state power distributor, Kwame Agyeman-Badu said the company needs the money to improve its operations amid incessant power outages across the country.
“If we get the increase, we will love it [but] that will be up to the PURC because, no matter what we propose, they will ultimately decide,” he stated.
He added: “In terms of distribution, we need support because we have to do upgrades to make sure the system is sustainable. We don’t wait till something is broken before we fix it. We need additional funds to upgrade our systems at all times.”
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