The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asokwa, Madam Patricia Appiagyei Thursday morning joined officials of the Ghana National Petroluem Commission(GNPC) to break ground for the construction of a 6-unit classroom block for the Presbyeterian School in Atonsu.
The project forms part of the commitment of the state agency to the development of communities within the country.
Having lobbied for the construction of an astro-turf mini-stadium at Atonsu recently, the Asokwa MP also asked for this project which incidentally is being done close to the pitch.
Breaking the ground early morning, scores of school pupils and staff of the school joined the MP and officials of GNPC in a brief ceremony.
Addressing the gathering later, Madam Appiagyei popularly known as Sompahemaa said she was committed to the education of children in the constituency.
With the provision of science books, maths sets, the construction of computer labs and the provision of text books and computers, the Asokwa MP noted that all are intended to make the famous constituency an educated society.
She indicated her readiness to lobby for more projects for the other communities in the constituency so that every electoral area would have a befitting basic and Junior High School.
The MP asked GNPC to complete the project on the scheduled time so that pupils would have access to the classrooms to study.
“I am committed to ensuring that every child in Asokwa attains the necessary qualification in school so they can in turn help develop the constituency to become a prosperous and educated one”, Mama Pat posited.
Mr Abraham Acheampong, representative of GNPC noted his delight for the project and indicated the readiness to complete work within the time frame.
He asked for support from members of the community as well as the school so that the project would go on smoothly.
The GNPC, he stressed was determined to provide such infrastructure across the country to aid in its development.
He assured the gathering of completing both the astro-turf and the school project to serve the purposes for which they are intended.
Present at the ceremony were chiefs from the Atonsu traditional council as well as a representative from the Asokwa Municipal Assembly and executives of the Asokwa NPP including its Chairman Benjamin Fosu Nkromah and Papa Yaw Asare Bediako John, the constituency secretary.