The Education Minister and MP for Manhyia-South, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh supported by the Ashanti Regional Organiser for the NPP, Francis Adomako and Professor Jonathan Adams, proprietor of Elite College, Thursday morning jointly presented Core mathematics text books to students undertaking the pre-SHS classes in the Manhyia South and Bosomtwe constituencies.
The vacation classes which was organised under the auspices of the Education Minister was to prepare students ahead of their formal entry into Senior High School in September.
The classes were organised in all the 47 constituencies of the Ashanti Region including the Bosomtwe and Manhyia South constituencies where formal ceremonies were held same day to donate books to students who took part in the exercise.
Speaking to media persons at both venues, Francis Adomako who doubles as lecturer noted the importance of mathematics to students pursuing SHS education.
”We are donating these core maths text books in addition to the Education Minister footing the cost of the vacation classes so that you study hard and pass all subjects in SHS including core maths”, Mr Adomako noted.
Speaking to this reporter at separate functions, Second Vice Chair of Manhyia South, Mr E. Twumasi thanked his MP for the gesture.
He noted that the vacation classes will prepare the students for the courses they will be offering upon their admission in SHS.
Cosmos Benjamin, Representative of the proprietor of Elite College urged the students to take good care of the books.
He tasked them to study the good examples and specimen questions in the maths book so as to enhance their chances of scoring good marks at exams.
Speaking to the Ghanaian Observer newspaper later, Bosomtwe Chairman of the NPP, Mr Addai Poku Aikins commended the Regional Organiser as well as the Education Ministry for the vacation classes initiative.
The classes, he stressed will get the students prepared ahead of formal schooling in September.
Expressing appreciation on behalf of her colleagues, Abigail Nkansah from Saint Louis Basic School lauded the efforts of the Nana Addo government, the Education Ministry as well as all others who have the interest of students at heart.
She noted the classes has prepared their minds for SHS and added that they will do well in school.
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