The Sissala West District Assembly has built and handed over a 3-unit classroom block with ancillary facility to the Ghana Education Service (GES).The handing over ceremony took place on 9th April, 2019 in Kuni Community of the Sisaala West District.
Kuni is a satellite community in the district which was somewhere last two years carried on news for having been starved of basic infrastructure such as befitting classrooms for their infant basic school and thereby compelling pupils to sit on un-cemented classrooms built with mud.
A short handing over ceremony was organized on the 9th April, 2019 in Kuni Community of the Sisaala West District.The school block which is amongst other projects by the District Development Fund (DDF) funded-project commenced somewhere last quarter of 2018 and was successfully completed in the first quarter of 2019.The new building being the first of its kind in the community will provide relief and a conducive atmosphere to enhance teaching and learning. The facility consists of 3-unit classroom block, office, store, 2-unit urinal and a 4-Seater KVIP institutional latrine.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) in the person of Hon. Zackaria Mohammed Bakor during the handing over stated that, the assembly was handing over the building to the community to rekindle of government’s commitment to scaling up quality education.
Hon. Bakor has admonished on the community members to make sure every school going age child is brought to the school as the future of the community to a large extend depends on how well their children are educated. However,he was not hesitant to advise that, the community members inculcate the habit of attending to minor defects on the building and also to plant trees as a way of replacing felled trees during the construction of the project. He charged the locals to brace themselves for more projects from the government as this government will leave no community behind in terms of development.
The D.C.E at the end of his presentation did pledge the assembly’s continual support to the school and community at large.
Head teacher of the school Mr. Issahaku Mustapha who doubles as the Assembly member of the electoral area expressed his satisfaction about the school building and other assistance given to the infant school so far.By way of giving a brief history of the school, he said, it was established just about three years ago and classes held under trees but the Parents and Teachers Association (PTA) together with the chief and his elders whose desire is to their children being educated played a vital role for the school to be accommodated in a single mud (Ataa Kwame) class rooms.
The head teacher cum Assembly member has made a passionate appeal to the assembly to provide the school with furniture to fill the new classrooms and also extended a plea to the District Education Director present at the short handing over ceremony to augment the efforts of the assembly with the adequate teaching and learning materials.
Adding her voice,the District GES Director, Madam Stella Dorg-berr has intoned that “education is the key to success” therefore urging the pupils to learn hard and become great men and women in the future. She promised to help the school to fully stand on its feet and make it the pride of the Kuni community.