East Gonja benefits from GNPC foundation
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has handed over 2 newly constructed 6-unit classroom block to Damango Presby Basic School and Larabanga LA Primary in the West Gonja Municipality.
Date Created : 8/27/2021 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Susana Danso/Ghanadistricts.com
The classroom blocks which are furnished with 240 mono-desks, white boards, office chairs and tables to enhance the academic experience by both students and staff are part of GNPC Foundation’s School Infrastructure project aimed at improving teaching and learning at various deprived government basic and Senior High schools across the country.
Speaking at a short ceremony, the Savannah Regional Minister, Mr. Saeed Muhazu Jibril, thanked GNPC for the gesture and expressed Government’s commitment to improve educational infrastructure as well as forming partnerships with corporate Ghana and other benevolent organizations for the development of the region.
He added that Savannah enclave is positioned as a long-standing partner of GNPC and will therefore work to enhance this mutually beneficial relationship.
The Executive Director of the GNPC Foundation, Dr. Dominic Eduah, expressed his joy at the opportunity to finally hand over the keys to the classrooms as it marks progress in the educational experience of pupils and teachers in Damango, Larabanga and beyond.
Assuring all of GNPC’s commitment to development across the country, he reminded them of the importance of cultivating and instilling in children the culture of maintenance as a basic strategy of building wealth.
He further stated that the communities’ eligibility to receive any further assistance from GNPC is tied to how well they manage and maintain the newly donated classroom blocks.
Mr. Francis Mbawura, the Regional Director of Education, called the intervention a timely one and thanked the foundation for the support and then assured that his office will institute measures to ensure the facilities are well managed to serve their intended purpose.