General News of Tuesday, 1 August 2017
Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona East constituency in the Central Region, Mrs. Queenstar Maame Pokuah Sawyerr, aka Obaatanpa, has promised that she will take care of students who are in need of financial assistance to enable them further their education.
Mrs. Sawyerr made the above promise at the first graduation of Salvation Army Basic School in Agona Duakwa of the Central Region.
The MP of Agona East was in her constituency at the weekend to perform basic functions required of her.
Maame Pokuah was at the school to grace the occasion, and as a mark of her concern for the welfare of the children, Obaatanpa provided educational materials as well as packaged lunch of jollof rice and chicken for all the 527 children.
Maame Pokuah also donated an appreciable amount of money for the school and also promised financial assistance to the needy children who will excel.
It is worth mentioning that a modern six-unit classroom block is currently under construction for the children at the initiative of the MP.
Again, Obaatanpa was at the Duakwa Islamic School in fulfillment of a promise to spend time each year with school children during their “Our Day” period.
Maame Pokuah interacted with the children close to 300 and provided them with packaged lunch of jollof rice and chicken plus educational materials to support learning.
The parents of the children were present in their numbers to welcome and cheer up Obaatanpa in recognition of her hard work.
To round up the programme, the MP inaugurated new members of the Mahama Ladies Club, gave them words of encouragement and made a donation to support their activities.