On Wednesday, September 13th, 2021, the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly led by the Municipal Chief Executive (M.C.E), Hon. Benjamin Kessie and the Member of Parliament(M.P) for the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency Hon. George Mireku Duker commissioned and handed over a six unit fully furnished classroom block with ancillary facilities to Essuoso community, a suburb of Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality.
A six unit classroom block, office, store, six seater enviro-loo toilet and a two bay urinal was also commissioned at Domeabra on that very day.
The projects which were funded by the Mineral Development Fund (MDF) were worth GHC 549,638.68 and GHC 548,812.25 respectively. The former was awarded in April 2020 and the latter in June 2019 according to the Municipal Chief Engineer.
Addressing dignitaries who were present at the event, the Hon. M.C.E urged both communities especially students and school authorities to ensure that the facilities are well maintained for a better and conducive teaching and learning ambience. He also took the opportunity to admonish the inhabitants to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The M.P also addressed dignitaries at the event and mentioned that the I.C.T room would be furnished with computers to aid the pupils advance in technology.
Hon. Duker assured the community in Domeabra that he will ensure that their dream of having a Junior High School in the community becomes a reality and promised to improve the nature of the road by the end of the year.
He appealed to ‘Nananom’ for a piece of land for community mining which according to him will decrease the rate of unemployment among the youth. “This piece of land must be distance away from the forest and river bodies so that they will not contradict the president in his fight against illegal mining”. He said.
Finally, he promised to use his position to lobby for more infrastructure for the municipality.
Receiving the keys, the headmasters of the two schools, Joseph Amihere and Hon. Anane Atuahene lauded the team for their intense support.