The Queen Mother of Sefwi Bekwai Traditional Area in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipality of the Western North Region, Nana Abena Aniwaa ll, has constructed a two units classroom block for the pupils of Sefwi Bekwai D/C Primary School.
The project, according to the queen mother was to ensure a conducive environment for teaching and learning in the area.
The facility which is worth thousands of Ghana cedis comprises of teachers’ staff common room, headmaster’s office among others.
Nana Aniwaa also donated tables and chairs, 32-inch flat screen colour television set and other teaching and learning materials.
Handing Over Ceremony
At a short ceremony to hand over the keys to the school to the District Education Directorate of Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekawi Municipality, Nana Abena Aniwaa II said the support was her contribution to the improvement of education within the traditional area.
He commended the government for its effort in bringing development to the country and singled out the Free SHS policy as one of the interventions which have brought a lot of relief to most parents.
She was optimistic that with this facility Sefwi Bekwai is on course to produce more children to benefit from the Free SHS in the nearby future through this KG Block.
She, however, appealed to parents and guardians within the enclave to take advantage of the new facility and send their wards to school in order to guarantee them a brighter future.
Mr Michael Awotwe Mensah, the Circuit Supervisor (CS) for Sefwi Bekwai Zone ‘B’, who received the key to the facility, commended the queen mother for her kind gesture and on behalf of the staff assured the queen mother of its maintenance to ensure that it lasted.
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekawi, Mr Alfred Amoah who chaired the occasion, praised the queen mother for her foresight and numerous contributions to the Sefwi Traditional Area aimed at uplifting the image of the area.
He tasked the school authorities to ensure regular maintenance of the facility so as to pave way for the unborn generations to benefit.
He pleaded with other chiefs in the traditional area, corporate institutions, and parents to contribute their quota for the renovation of the six-unit classroom for the pupils.