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Classroom block for Osino Methodist Primary School

BY: George Folley
Mrs Vivian Agyekum, wife of Mr Kofi Okyere Agyekum, being assisted by Nana Ago II (left), the Queenmother of Nsutam near Osino, to unveil the commemorative plaque, during the inauguration of the classroom block. INSET: The new school block.

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Fanteakwa South, Mr Kofi Okyere Agyekum, has inaugurated a six-unit classroom block, constructed at a cost of GH¢300,000 for the Osabarima Osan Panin III Methodist Primary School at Osino in the Eastern Region.

Other facilities attached to the block are a head teacher's office, computer laboratory and staff common room.

The new school block comes as a welcome relief to the pupils of the school whose wooden structure, that served as a classroom block, posed a threat to their lives.

Background

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The school was established in 1959 by the Methodist Church and taken over by the government in 1965. It currently has 200 schoolchildren.

In an address, Mr Agyekum announced that through his share of the Common Fund, a three-unit block was being constructed for the Bosuso Presby Kindergarten and another for Heman was also under construction. 

He said education held the key to the nation's development and hoped that authorities at the school would help maintain the facilities. 

Appreciation

He thanked the Methodist Church and the Fanteakwa District Assembly for their support in ensuring that the project was completed on schedule. 

He further commended World Vision International, an international non-governmental organisation for donating books, boreholes and many learning and teaching materials to schools in the area.

The Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana, Rt. Reverend K. Bossman, commended the MP for the gesture and called for a maintenance plan for the school.

The head teacher of the school, Mr Emmanuel Ntiamoah, gave an assurance that the new classroom block would improve teaching and learning.