Aspiring MP supports Suame BECE pupils

BrogyaMr Yaw Brogya Genfi, the National Democratic Congress, (NDC) aspiring member of parliament for Suame has in remarkable fashion visited each of the 76 schools in the constituency encouraging pupils sitting for the basic school certificate examinations, (BECE) to do well to get good grades.

With the distribution of mathematical sets, pencils and pens to aid the pupils write the exams, the aspirant also encouraged pupils to be focused on the exams.

The Suame constituency has about 4,000 final year pupils sitting for this year’s exams.

Drawn from both the private and public schools in the area, the pupils sat the exams using their own premises as exams centres with GES staff invigilating.

Speaking to the media on the first day of the tour of about 20 schools in the main Suame town, Mr Genfi urged the pupils to be focused as they write the final exams.

According to him, pupils with good grades had the potential of entering Secondary School easily.

This, he stressed was because pupils would not need to beg for admission into secondary school since their grades would speak for them about their potentials.

The aspirant, noted parents would also be spared the agony of combing schools to look for both admission and accommodation for their wards.

Mr Brogya Genfi, in his address to the pupils earlier, promised to select ten(10) best pupils each from both the public and private schools to sponsor in their SHS education.

The vociferous aspirant noted his commitment to foot the bills of these twenty(20) pupils so as to lessen the burden on their parents.
According to him, this was his window’s mite in contributing to the society which helped him grow to become a responsible person and leader.

Mr Genfi told news men that his purpose of seeking political power was to enable him stand on a firm ground to sow into the lives of residents and make their lives better.

He noted politics was about development and the will to ensuring that the basic needs of residents are met at all times.

He swore to win the Suame seat to better the lot of residents as well as the artisans who are daily seeking for support to extend their ventures.

Some of the schools visited at the first day of the tour were, St Joseph’s Junior High School, Holy Rosary Catholic JHS, King Faisal Islamic School, Suame M/A JHS, Salafiya Islamic School and Suame Adadiem JHS.

Some of the pupils who spoke the Ghanaian Observer Newspaper, expressed delight at the gesture of the MP aspirant.
Others prayed their schools had similar of such visits from time to time to encourage their fellow mates who will be taking over from them next year.

Meanwhile, some teachers at some of the schools visited complained about neglect by GES officials.

They called on the GES and the Member of Parliament to help them fence their schools to ward off artisans who were encroaching on their lands.

Others also complained about the dilapidated nature of their buildings and called for support to rehabilitate them since the structure could fall on them when it rained.

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