Odoom Linford, GNA
Assin Fosu (C/R),
Oct 19, GNA-The Assin-Fosu Municipal Secretariat of the Nation Builders Corps
(NABCO) has donated quantities of stationary to
Alhudha Islamic Basic school in the municipality.
formed an integral part of series of activities marking the one year
anniversary of the organisation.
NABCO is one of the
flagship programmes of the government to ease the growing unemployment and
joblessness among the youth, particularly graduates.
It was launched by
the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, but
outdoored on Wednesday, October 17,
Speaking at a
ceremony to present the items, the Municipal NABCO Coordinator, Mr. Sam Bilson,
described the initiative as a blessing and noted that “it has given hope
to a lot of graduates who hitherto had no hope of employment.”
He however, refuted
the political twist to it explaining that the purpose was to enable beneficiaries to be
trained on the job and underlined the fact that ” it has given young
Ghanaians the experience for their prospective jobs.”
Receiving the items,
the Headteacher of the school, Madam Hannah Anin, applauded the NABCO
beneficiaries in the Municipality for the gesture and appealed for more.
She called on the
Municipal Assembly to support the school with the needed teaching and learning
logistics to enhance academic work.
Giving details of
activities earmarked for the week-long anniversary, Mr Bilson mentioned
donations to schools, Fosu Municipal Health Directorate, clean up exercise,
Health-talk, Fire Education, fun games and a dinner ceremony at the Municipal