Sept. 18, GNA – Nana Asiedu Akora II, Chief of Ntronang had cut the sod for the
construction of a modern kindergarten (KG) school block at the Ntronang
Presbyterian Basic School in the Eastern Region.
The project would be
undertaken by the Ntiamoah Foundation, a non-governmental organisation into
occupational, health and education development in the country.
Mr Yao Atidiga, the
Project Officer of the Foundation, told the Ghana News Agency that the school
block would consist of classrooms, an office, resting room, storeroom, kitchen
and lavatory to accommodate the crèche, KG ‘1’ and ‘2’ as well as a playground.
Mr Robert K. Asante,
the Founder of the Ntiamoah Foundation in a speech delivered on his behalf said
although some schools in the Birim North District need additional
infrastructure, the Ntronang Presbyterian Basic School was more pressing hence
Mr Emmanuel Kwabena
Agbeko, the Headmaster of the School was thankful to the Chief and the
Foundation, saying that the project when completed would boost the morale of
the children in learning.
He said the school
was established in 1981 with some few pupils but now has a population of about
620 children from the KG, primary and junior high school.
He said the KG alone
has about 109 children.
Mr Benjamin Owusu,
the Assistant District Director of the Inspectorate Division of the Ghana
Education Service (GES) said the provision of the KG block is very important in
view of the population of the children.
He commended the
Chief for offering the land for the project and the Ntiamoah Foundation for its
intervention to take away the burden of the GES in the provision the