On January 10, 2023, Hon. Simon Kweku Tetteh, MCE for Lower Manya Krobo Municipality, was accompanied by the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Education Director, Mr. Samuel Kwesi Tettey, and some high-profile personalities from the Eastern Regional Education Directorate to welcome the students back to school
This is part of the annual “my First Day At School” program, where leaders in the basic schools at the beginning of the academic year to welcome the new beginners of their academic journey to school as they wished them. As part of this tour to the various schools he visited with his entourage today, Hon. Simon Kweku Tetteh gave all the new pupils school uniforms, teaching and learning materials, as well as some drinks and biscuits to officially welcome them to school.
Hon. Simon Kweku Tetteh assured them that the president, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, through his office is fully committed to safeguard their academic journey and enjoined them to take their education seriously. Hon. Simon Kweku Tetteh, addressing the media after this all-important assignment, used the opportunity to appeal to parents and caretakers to also play active roles in safeguarding the future of their wars through education.
Mr. Samuel Kwesi Tettey, Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Education Director, also expressed his sincere gratitude to the president, His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo, and the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Simon Kweku Tetteh, and his management for squeezing water out of stone during these challenging times to sponsor the program, thus making it very successful.
He also thanked the team from the Regional Education Office, made up of Mr. Eric Sikatse (the Regional Chief Inspector of Schools), Mr. Godfred Ofoe Ceasar (the Regional SHEP Coordinator, for coming to monitor the program on behalf of the Eastern Regional Education Director, Mrs. Margaret Nsiah-Asamoah. He expressed the hope that this program, as in the previous ones, would not only bring many children of school-going age to school but also help retain them.
The Municipal Education Director was also accompanied by some management members from the Municipal Education Directorate, and they are: Mr. Evans K.B Ablo (Head of Administration and Finance), Mr. Samuel Kwesi Kpabitey (Municipal Inspector of Schools), and Miss Eunice Anelley Abbey, who is also the Early Childhood Coordinator.