August 28, 2017
Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma North, Nana Akua Afriyieh Owusu has urged Senior High School (SHS) students within her constituency to take the free vacation class seriously.

In an interview with,she noted that parents of other wards within the constituency are paying between GHs300 and GHs400 for a similar vacation class.

Over 400 senior high school students in form 2 and 3 are enjoying the MP’s sponsored class in the constituency.

‘Spend quality time with your books to ensure that everything that is being taught would be profitable, do not say it’s free so you will put your books somewhere”, she said.

According to the Ablekuma North MP, she is impressed with the seriousness exhibited by the students with this vacation class being the maiden edition and the commitment of parents to ensure that their children take the classes serious. Likewise the conducts of the students towards teaching have been encouraging.

As part of sustaining the vacation class going forward, she stated that “I will write to other organizations to assist”.

Mr. Peter Awise, one of the teachers who taught the students in an interview noted they appreciate the effort of the MP and all they can do is to put in their best in teaching the students.

He noted that they were overwhelmed with the number of students that showed up for the vacation class and said the teacher plays a crucial role when it comes to classroom activities.

He noted that when the vacation class is sustained there would be a lot of transformation in the constituency when it comes to education at the SHS level.

On behalf of the students, Hannah Forson thanked the MP and teachers for their time and efforts that had been put in to ensure they enjoy such an opportunity.

She further noted that at their various schools, teachers do not take their time to teach them to understand so they will not take whatever has been taught them for granted.

By:  Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/