General News of Sunday, 16 July 2017
Jack and Jill School, located in Accra, will depend solely on solar energy and will no longer rely on power from the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) by the end of July 2017.
According to the school, plans are far advanced to install solar panels to ensure regular power and do away with power outages and high tariffs.
Speaking to Class News’ Jerry Akornor after the school’s 42nd Graduation, Speech and Prize-Giving Day on Saturday, July 15, the Managing Director of the school, Kwadwo Kwakye, revealed moves being initiated to accomplish the agenda of self-sufficiency in energy.
Meanwhile, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Emmanuel Agyarko, has charged parents to empower their wards through formal education.
He has also entreated Ghanaians to hold governments accountable on every educational policy.
According to the former Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) boss, a national educational policy is critical to the survival of the country and must not be left in the hands of politicians who keep shifting the duration of senior high school.