The District Chief Executive for North Gonja District of the Savannah Region, Adam Eliasu, has presented classroom desks to the North Gonja Education Directorate for onward distribution to schools within the District.
The 1,500 desks are targeted at eradicating the menace of pupils not having adequate furniture in the classroom.
The desks will create a conducive atmosphere for teaching and learning to thrive thereby raising the standard of education in the area.
The DCE explained that the furniture will equip schools in the District with enough desks to improve learning outcomes.
According to him, he is committed to enhancing the standard of education in the area and will continue to provide all the necessary materials needed to advance and make education more attractive in the District.
He noted that plans are far advanced to procure more furniture to meet the number of students in the District.
He appealed to the Directorate to ensure that the beneficiary schools maintain the furniture to achieve the purpose for which they were procured.
Mr Clifford Ayirzoya, the North Gonja District Director of Education who received the furniture thanked the DCE for the kind gesture and pledged to ensure that they are put into good use.