Hon Akwasi Konadu (right), Member of Parliament for Manhyia North presenting the IT items to the Headmaster of the Duase St Hubert Roman Catholic Church, Mr Jacob Amike
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia North, Hon Akwasi Konadu has presented Ten (10) brand new sets of computers and accessories as well as a Three-duty Printer and a Projector to the St Hubert Roman Catholic Junior High School in Duase, a community within the constituency.
Speaking at the brief ceremony at the precincts of the School on Wednesday, Hon Konadu thanked the Ghana Investment Fund For Electronic Communications (GIFEC) for assisting him with the items for the school.
The MP noted that the presentation of the items formed part of an initiative to promote Information and Technological Education amongst learners in the school and many others in the constituency.
“I encourage the learners to make positive use of the practical knowledge they would acquire, and ensure the safety of the gadgets”, Hon Konadu advised.
Speaking to the media, Hon Konadu said he had been a beneficiary of good education.
The education he had, the MP noted had made life much bearable for him and would therefore ensure he assists others to have same.
Hon Konadu stated that the current state of the world and the advancements ongoing makes it imperative that students get access to IT tools to enhance their learning.
“My vision is to ensure that schools in the Manhyia North Constituency have access to IT tools to enhance teaching and learning so as to make our demand for positive outcomes legitimate”, the MP stated.
Receiving the items, the Headmaster of the school, Mr. Jacob Amike, expressed gratitude to the Manhyia North MP for the gesture.
He noted that the items had come in a timely manner since this would enable the 800 learners in the school have access to IT tools for the course they are undertaking in same.
“The teaching of Information and Communication Technology had basically, been theoretical, making it difficult for the learners to grasp the basic concepts of the subject and so we are extremely grateful to Hon Konadu for coming to our aid”, the Headmaster stated.
The Headmaster therefore assured that the school would make the best out of the items presented.
Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Michael Ofosu-Afriyie, Kumasi.