The Kwahu Afram Plains South District Assembly has donated desks to the Education Directorate to be distributed to needy schools within the district.
Presenting the desks, the District Chief Executive, Hon. George Ofori indicated that this is in response to situations he saw in various schools and communities as well as pleas he received from teachers, parents and the Education Directorate during his familiarization tour of the district. He said this is to argument desks in the schools. The DCE continued that he would ensure that the situation whereby pupils sits on the floor to learn becomes a thing of the past.
In all, 519 desks comprising 200 dual desks and 319 mono desks were donated to the Education Directorate.
Receiving the items on behalf of the District Director and the Education Directorate, the Assistant Director in charge of Finance and Administration, Mr. Frederick Apeadu Danso thanked the DCE and the Assembly for the donation and asked that more desks and other educational materials should be provided to fill up the schools.
On his part, the Constituency Secretary of the NPP who is also an assembly member (Chairman for Finance and Administration), Hon. Kelvin Isaac Glover hinted that plans are far advanced to furnish all school blocks being built with desks before handing them over to the Education Directorate.
Also present at the short presentation ceremony were the Presiding Member, Constituency Executives of the NPP, Protocol Officer at the Assembly, Basic Schools Coordinator at the Education Directorate, some community members as well as the media (Afram FM).