Work on the
facility, comprising a library, an office, and a toilet, with
funding from the GETFUND, started in August 2014, and completed in May
advised people in the area to take education seriously, and urged children in
the community to take advantage of the facility to learn, be obedient, and come
out as good citizens to contribute towards the development of their
The commissioning formed
part of a three-day working visit of the Regional Minister to the Birim South, Akyemansa
and the Birim North Districts
Mr Tom Budu, the
District Chief Executive (DCE), advised the youth of the area to use the
knowledge acquired for the benefit of the residents.
government for adding the district to the LEAP programme, which he said, would
cater for 1,200 elderly people in the district.
Dadzi, Odikro of Asabedie, was grateful for the facility, and appealed for computers to enable the students to become computer literates.
He appealed for the
provision of reception for mobile telephone services in the community, to
promote business activities.
also visited an ICT facility at Ofoase, and inspected the 14-kilometre road
stretch from Chia through Ofoase to Ayirebi, which is under construction.
The cost of the
project to be completed within 14 months, is 16.2 million Ghana Cedis.
As part of his working
tour, the Minister also commissioned a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)
Office at Akyem Awisa, inspected a classroom block under construction at the
Akim Swedru Presbyterian School, a school project at Akyem Awisa Presbyterian
Boarding School, and a school building under construction at Akim Asawase
Methodist School, all in the Birim South District.
Mr Antwi-Boasiako in
an interaction with the heads of department in the districts, urged public
servants to be principled, determined and exhibit professionalism and
commitment in their work, to ensure that the country moved forward