By Alex Ofori Agyekum, GNA
Abensu (G/R), July 17, GNA – The chiefs and people of Abensu in the Ga West Municipality, have appealed to the municipal assembly to build a school for the community.
Mr. Amos Abutu, the assembly member for Afiaman electoral area, said this had become necessary to end the situation where children had been traveling long distances to access education.
He indicated that there were in excess of 500 children of school-going age in the community.
He made the appeal after he led the people to clear a stretch of land demarcated for the school project.
Mr. Abutu said the lack of a school had become a huge bother, blaming this for poor academic performance of the children, who often returned from school tired and unable to either do their homework or have enough rest for the next day.
“They are forced to wake up early in the morning and return home late. This has been the routine and it could not continue this way”, he added.
He also highlighted the need to put into good shape the 15 kilometre road linking the area with Pokuase for smooth evacuation of farm produce to marketing centres.GNA