6 brilliant students receive tablets from Asokwa MP

Madam Patricia Appiagyei, MP for Asokwa with the six brilliant students of Asokwa and staff of the Otumfuo community reading challenge team


The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asokwa, Madam Patricia Appiagyei Thursday morning handed over six brand new Huawei tablets to six brilliant students who excelled in the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II community reading challenge in Asokwa.

Presenting the items to the happy students who were accompanied to the Asokwa Education Directorate by their parents and in the respective assembly members from the communities they reside, Mama Pat said she was happy that students from Asokwa had shown prowess and competence in reading.

The female legislator asked the parents to take particular interest in the education of their wards and work to support them with prayer and the necessary encouragement.

She urged other stakeholders such as teachers, assembly men and the education directorate to also give timely guidance and counsel to students they superintend so as to build in them the confidence they need for future educational advancements.

Madam Appiagyei admonished parents to ensure their children are always in school and getting the needed support from home.

She said these kids would be growing from basic to junior and to senior levels of education to become the next generation to take care of the country.

With the right education and guidance from parents and stakeholders in education, the legislator said these kids would become useful to their parents, communities and the country as a whole.

Madam Appiagyei rallied for the teaching and learning of ICT subjects by school pupils, adding that it gives the children the mindset of research and further studies early in life.

Speaking to this reporter on behalf of the six Assembly members, Nana Yaw Wiredu, Ahensan-Estate Assembly member said they were thankful to the Asokwa MP for showing commitment for the welfare of school children in Asokwa.

Adding his personal donation of GH600.00 to the 6 students, Hon Wiredu also commended his other colleagues for showing interest in the children selected at the reading challenge and others in the communities of Asokwa.

Madam Regina Owusu Ansah, one of the parents speaking on behalf of her colleagues, thanked the MP for investing in the students and choosing to honor them.

She also thanked the Otumfuo Osei-Tutu II Community Reading team for extending such a platform that possesses the potential of unearthing good talents out of the communities in Ashanti.

The Six students selected from the six communities visited with the reading challenge are Harriet Apppiah-Good Shepherd RC JHS, Godfred Asumadu Baidoo-Good shepherd RC JHS, Adu-Appiah Marfowaa-Good Shepherd RC-JHS,  Emmanuella Nyamekye-Gyinyase MA JHS and Vera Effah Kyeremeh-Kaase MA JHS.



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