The Municipal Chief Executive for the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality,Hon. Simon Kweku Tetteh has taken over 2 new completed 3-Unit Classroom blocks With Ancillary Facilities in the middle belt and handed it over to the communities.
A short ceremony held at Ayemersu Kpeti and Abobeng both in the middle belt of the Municipality saw the Hon. Simon Kweku Tetteh taking over the Keys of the projects which were both started in 2015 by Getfund under then Schools Under Trees and Emergency intervention Program (SUTEmIP) but now completed in March 2022 after the change of contractors and practically handed over.
The Hon. MCE addressing both gathering of community leaders and other stakeholders from the education sector emphasized on the need to cooperate and peaceful coexist to develop the area despite their Political differences.
He continue to acknowledge the key roles played by the elected Member of Parliament for the Lower Manya Krobo Constituency, Hon. Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi which has brought the long term abandoned project to this completed stage as he states that the area can only develop if only they work together in the best interest of the citizens in the Municipality.
Hon. Simon Kweku Tetteh at both ceremonies onwardly handed over the keys of the buildings to the GES director’s Representative, Mr. Victor Badu who is the planning officer at the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Education Directorate for further decisions on how the buildings will be use.
At Ayemersu Kpeti, the Hon MCE said that the community was fortunate to have received a newly contracted 6-Unit Classroom block with ancillary facilities which at as now have given the infrastructure relief that have been their burden over the pass years. He assured both gathering that the Municipal Assembly under his watch will make arrangements to supply furniture’s to the newly completed projects.
Hon. Ebenezer Tetteh Kupualor, MP for the Lower Manya Krobo Constituency who was accompanied by Hon. David Walter Hormenu, Constituency Chairman of the NDC and some party faithful to the short ceremony addressing both gathering appeal to the leadership and education stakeholders to maintain the facility which cost the country huge amount of money to put it in up and also put it into good use to benefit both the students and teachers.
Mr. Raymond Adu the representative from PPMC, the consulting firm in charge of both projects promised that after 6 months of this handing over of the project, his outfit will undertake full project audit to make sure the state have value for the money spent on the project.
Dade Matse Kwesi of Abobeng Community used the opportunity to appeal to the Hon. MCE and Hon. MP to use their Honourable offices to help get more teachers for Abobeng M/A Basic School since the school is totally under staff.