January 27, 2014

Charles Obeng-Inkoom, Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona West has donated 50 bags of cement to the chiefs and elders of Agona Swedru Old Zongo, to help in the construction of a three-classroom block of the Islamic Kindergarten and Primary School.

The MP also donated two sets of jerseys and footballs to the Zongo youth, as part of his efforts to promote sporting activities in the area.

Addressing the chiefs and elders, Mr Obeng-Inkoom said the donation formed part of measures to support education in the old Zongo Community.

According to the MP, education is the only legacy Muslim parents can bequeath to their children, reminding them that pursing higher education also help to reduce abject poverty in society.

He charged parents to desist from spending all their resources on material things cloths, reminding them that such practice can affect the education of their children.

The MP also inspected the Zakat School in the same community, and promised to assist the chiefs and elders to renovate the old school block to enhance effective teaching and learning.

Mr Obeng-Inkoom assured the residents of Agona Swedru that the foot bridge at old Sawmills would soon be repaired to avert any future disaster.

Nana Salifu Daafi , Chief of Swedru Old Zongo thanked the MP for the donation, and assured him that it would be used judiciously..

He appealed to the MP and the Agona West Municipal Assembly to help complete the six-classroom block initiated through self-help to improve educational standards in the Zongo community.

The MP also addressed the chiefs and people of Agona Otapirow, near Agona Swedru, to climax their Annual Akwambo Festival.

He assured them that government would complete the construction of the road from Otapirow to the Swedru School of Business.

Nana Osompa Nyamekye, Chief of Otapirow, advised the youth in the area to stay away from pre-marital sexual activities.