K. Nabary, GNA
Winneba (C/R) Sept. 5, GNA – Mr. Alexander
Afenyo-Markin, Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu Constituency has pledged to
sponsor private school teachers in his constituency to acquire skills on the
new education curriculum.
Mr Afenyo-Markin gave the assurance when he
launched a self-initiated project dubbed “One Teacher One Laptop” for Private
School Teachers as his contribution to the promotion of education in the area
during which he presented 105 HP laptop Computers to the first batch of private
The project seeks to facilitate research
work of teachers to help them to deliver quality education for children in the
area and the MP assured that by October, 31, 2019 all the 505 private school
teachers in Effutu Municipality would receive some of the Laptops.
In 2018, the MP launched similar projects
for Public School Techers of which, he provided one Laptop computer each to the
606 teachers in Public Schools in the area, sponsored 15 basic school teachers
with an amount of 15,000.00 to further their education and also sponsored the
best public school teacher’s award.
Mr Afenyo-Markin said the gesture formed
part of his campaign promises to properly equip both Public and Private School
Teachers in the area to discharge their duties without any hindrances.
“Education is an essential tool for Nation
Building and no child in Effutuman should be denied quality education, he
quipped adding he was hopeful the teachers would be motivated to give of their
He also gave them the assurance that he
would also sponsor private school teachers who were due to pursue their
education, to update their knowledge.
The MP encouraged teachers, students and
pupils to patronise three newly constructed community libraries fully stocked
with books and read to help them improve their vocabulary, adding that
“cultivating the habit of reading will help in your educational career”.
The MP announced that Effutu Atekyedo Chiefs
had released free land for the construction of Ultra-Modern Information
Communication Technology centre to be patronised by both public and private
school students and pupils to become computer literates to be able to compete
in the technological world.
Approval has been given by the Government
for the construction of a Day Senior High School at Effutu Ateitu and that
Chiefs and elders of Effutu Nsuakyre also provided land for the construction of
school blocks in their localities, Mr. Afenyo Markin added.
He said there was the need for all citizens
of Effutuman to contribute their quota to ensure that there was conducive
environment for the current and unborn generations to pursue their