Nana Boakye Yam II, Chief of Nkwantakese,a farming community in the Afigya KWABRE North District in the Ashanti Region has donated a whooping GHC10,000 to support Nana Boakye Yam II D/A Basic School at Bronkrong Abuakwa,a community in the Afigya KWABRE South district.
The donation is to support the school in its day to day academic activities.
Speaking at the official commissioning of the school,Nana Boakye Yam II revealed that,he personally allocated six plots of land for the establishment of the only Public school in the community which has seen light today.
According to him,he donated the land based on the absence of government school in the community.
He hinted that,he will take it upon himself to ensure that the school becomes one of the biggest schools in the Ashanti Region.
He entreated the pupils to take their education serious in order for them to fit well in the society.
He also advised staff of the school to ensure that the school is protected and to ensure maintenance culture.
He was happy the assembly has named the public school after him.
On his part,Hon.Owireku Aidoo, member of Parliament for the area , further advised school going children to always stick to their books, which he said is the surly way to be successful in life.
He said,the school, which is commissioning today will produce President,MP,Lawyers ETC,few years to come.
He pledged to furnish the school with modern day computers to ensure the teaching and learning of ICT in the school.
Hon. Adu Poku Christian,DCE for the area appealed to the people of KWABRE South to always cooperate with revenue collectors of the assembly by paying their dues for the development of the area.
He said,it is only through revenue mobilization that the assembly will get money to develop Afigya KWABRE South.
He however donated school bags to every single pupil who was present at the event.
Source: Ayisah Foster/Broadcastergh.com