June 29, 2017

In fulfillment of his desire to enhance the standard of education, Member of Parliament for Okaikwei Central constituency, Patrick Yaw Boamah has launched an educational fund with seed money of Gh₵100,000.00

The fund is expected to be disbursed annually among brilliant but needy students in the constituency from Junior High School and tertiary which includes suburbs such as Abeka, Tesano, Lapaz among others.

Mr Patrick Boamah said the gesture forms part of desire to give back to society which has given him the opportunity to reach where is he today

“My believe is that the country has offered me the opportunity, I must also support the young ones to also get to where I am today, that is where I take my inspiration from.

This is a constituency in Accra but has a lot of poor people within the community who needs help, sometimes you go round the schools, the shoes that the kids wear, the books, pencils, basic teaching materials are lacking” he said.

The MP expressed worry about the poor state of school infrastructure in the constituency and hope that students would be able to compete fairly with others from more endowed schools in the country.

He believed there is a lot all stakeholders could do including government in order to enhance education delivery in the area.

The Okaikwei Central representative expressed his believe in government’s commitment in supporting the educational sector with the various initiatives to support parents to sponsor their own kids to attain the heights in the educational ladder.

Mr Patrick Boamah has printed some 5,000 books for schools within the community to complement the President`s vision of providing quality education to every child in the country.

By Christian Kpesese / ghanamps.com