Ghana’s Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency in the Volta Region and Ranking Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Honorable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has presented 60 laptop computers to 60 ICT teachers in his constituency on Thursday 26th September, 2019..
A total number of Sixty (60) information and Communication Technology (ICT) teachers handpicked from selected basic schools in the North Tongu constituency, comprising of fifty-five (55) Junior High School and five (5) Senior High School teachers benefited from the gesture.
The member of parliament who was formerly the Deputy Education Minister of the erstwhile John Mahama administration made this known in a facebook post with the statements:
“Having donated 60 laptop computers valued at some GHS100,000.00 to ICT teachers earlier today in my beloved constituency, we can boldly say that for this academic year there will be no ICT teacher or Computing Facilitator as they are now called in any of our 55 public JHS and 5 SHS without laptops.”
“Let’s preserve this golden partnership and deliver quality education for our dear children,” he added.
Purpose Of The Donation
The gesture is to help improve teaching and learning of the subject in his constituency and help teach other subjects as well. Upon making the donation, Mr Okudjeto Ablakwa made it known that the donation is part of his efforts at ensuring the delivering of quality education in his constituency.
He charged the people to preserve the golden partnership between educational institutions and the community for effective and quality education.
One of the beneficiaries, Akpabli Mercy revealed that the laptops will go a long way to helping teachers deliver effectively in the classroom she revealed with the statement.
”We can boldly say that for this academic year there will be no ICT teacher or Computing Facilitator as they are now called in any of our 55 public JHS and 5 SHS without laptops.” He indicated.