Boakye Baafi, GNA
Asotwe (Ash), Oct 10, GNA - A South African-based Ghanaian medical doctor has funded the construction of a GHȼ250,000.00 classroom block for the Roman Catholic Primary School at Asotwe in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality.
Dr. Daniel Osei-Fofie, a cancer specialist at the Kimberley Hospital, said it was his contribution to efforts at creating more space for effective teaching and learning in the school.
The structure comes with four classrooms, washroom and a kitchen.
Handing it over together with assorted textbooks, laptop computer, projector, football and a netball at a ceremony, he said education was the best investment anybody could think of and applauded the government for the fee-free senior high school (SHS) policy.
Dr. Osei-Fofie called for everybody to give strong support to its implementation to ensure its success – provide the opportunity for all to receive reasonable level of education to make their lives meaningful to themselves, family, community and nation.
He pledged to continue to give back to the society, the enormous benefits he had received from it.
The Most Reverend Joseph Osei Bonsu, Catholic Bishop of Konongo-Mampong, praised his wonderful gesture and said it was a noble service to humanity.
He asked all - church, community, teachers and school children, to be inspired by the example to play their expected roles well to raise the quality of education.
He underlined the unwavering determination of the Catholic Church to work closely with key stakeholders to promote good character training and improvement in classroom performance.
Bishop Osei Bonsu reminded the community to show ownership of the structure by making sure that it was properly maintained.