February 25, 2021

In an effort to improve teachers’ welfare and to boost education in the South Dayi Constituency, the Member of Parliament for the area, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor has provided teachers of Tongor-Agbui Community Basic School with a nine-bedroom quarters to take pressure off the hard-working teachers.

The project which was commissioned over the weekend for use by the teachers is part of the MP’s educational policy to transform the constituency for speedy development.

Each teacher would enjoy a chamber and hall self-contained with their auxiliary facilities like toilet and bath, among others.

The nine bedroom self-contain quarters, according to the MP was built upon his request to a Japanese Non-Governmental Organization known as “DOO” to improve the welfare of teachers in the Community.

The teachers are expected to pay a token monthly as rent for the purpose of maintaining the quarters to keep it in good condition.

Earlier in 2018, same NGO had built a six-unit classroom block for the community through same request by the hard working MP who expressed his commitment to boost education in the constituency.

In addition to the teacher’s quarters which is the first of its kind in the Constituency, the NGO had also provided a modern ventilated kitchen to be use for cooking to feed all pupils in the school.

Other projects include a computer laboratory fixed with 35 brand new laptops, a mechanized borehole water system to supply water, a standing hand washing system for COVID-19 and an eight-Seater water closed toilet facility.

A land has also been leased by the Chiefs of Tongor-Agordake community through the MP lobbying for the NGO to provide a Community Health Centre to ease the traveling burden of residents to nearby health post to access healthcare.

Mr. Dafeamekpor after commissioning the project said teacher’s accommodation remained a major problem in the constituency which undoubtedly affect students’ performance and quality of education in general.

He expressed delight at the projects, saying the NGO’s intervention has not only reduced the burden of teachers and pupil of Tongor-Agbui basic school, but has restored hope in the entire community so far quality education is concern.

The lawmaker however assured of his commitment to continue to roll out good policies and as well source for support for education and other areas of interest to the constituency.

The Director of DOO, Doya Yuto who joined the MP to commission the project assured the people of South Dayi of the NGO’s commitment to providing conducive environment for teaching and learning.

The Chiefs and people of Tongor-Agbui thanked the NGO and its Directors, the MP and assured to jealously protect the projects so they could last for the purpose intended.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanamps.com