The Director-General of State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA), who is also aspiring to be the National Chairman for the New Patriotic Party(NPP),Stephen AsamoahBoateng, popularly known as Asabee Last Saturdayhonouredan invitation extended to him by the Paramount Chief of Tepa, Nana AduseiAtwenewaAmpem.
The invitation was for an Education Fundraising evenwhich was held at Tepa in the Ashanti Region.
The colorful Fundraising programme was coupled with a dinner which was held at the Tepamanhene’s palace for his invited guests.
At the dinner, the Hon. Stephen AsamoahBoateng (Asabee) spoke about how education changed his life tremendously as someone who had no hopes.
He said, he was able to rise through the ranks as a Member of Parliament for Mfantseman West Constituency, Minister for Local Government Rural Development and Environment, Tourism and Diaspora Relations, Minister of information and National Orientation as well as an Executive Chairman of the State Enterprise Committee and, currently the Director-General of SIGA because of education.
The Hon. Stephen AsamoahBoateng reiterated that but for education, he would have been selling rats at Konongo in the Ashanti Region or an uneducated fisherman at Kormantse in the Central Region.
He admonished that education is very important and must be taken seriously by everyone, especially where the visionary President, H. E. Nana AddoDankwaAkufo-Addo has made Senior High Schools (SHS) free and accessible for everyone.