The member of parliament for Prestea Huni- Valley constituency, Mrs. Barbara Oteng-Gyasi and the Municipal Chief Executive for Prestea Huni- Valley Municipal Assembly, Mr. Mozart Kweku Owuh on Monday, October 28th, 2019 commissioned a two-unit kindergarten block and a three-unit JHS classroom blocks with ancillary facilities at Yareyeya and Awodua respectively.
The classroom blocks according to the MP Mrs. Barbara Oteng is to help provide a solid basic education foundation which is a prerequisite for a stronger and successful higher education. She urged the school pupils to take advantage of the facilities the government has provided for them. She finally assured the entire youth of Yareyeya and Awodua of getting a job right after school because the government has put certain measures such as BABCO, Youth Employment etc. in place to create employment for them.
Mr. Mozart Kweku Owuh, during the commissioning ceremony mentioned some facilities the classroom units were made up of, some of which are dining area, kitchen, bathroom, toilet and sleeping area, store room, an office space among others. The project at Yareyeya according to the MCE was funded from the District Development Fund whiles that of Awodua was funded from the Minerals Development Fund. He finally ended by calling on the people of Yareyeya and Awodua to maintain these facilities given them by the government. He explained that the Assembly has put in place a maintenance policy to help keep both edifices in good shape. He then thanked the people of both communities for their support and hospitality shown them.
The Municipal Education Director, Madam Mary Vida Kwofie showed her appreciation to the Assembly, the Member of Parliament, the Municipal Chief Executive and the government as a whole for their dedication and contribution to the education sector and more especially to the Prestea Huni- Valley Municipality. She encouraged parents and guardians to enroll their children of school going age into the schools provided them.
The chiefs of Yareyeya and Awodua expressed their profound gratitude to the government for such kind gestures. Like Oliver Twist, both chiefs called on the MP and MCE to support their communities in other pressing issues.