Management of MTN Ghana Northern sector has cut a sod to begin three class room block unit project at Boko R/C JHS, a community in the Atwima Kwawonma constituency of the Ashanti region.
The 3 unit class room pavilion is to help curb the increasing number of students in the school, which have left many students studying under unfavorable gages.
The three unit pavilion is part of the MTN Ghana Yellow air nationwide projects, which aims at providing infrastructural development and financial aid to needed schools in various communities.
In attendants of the occasion included Nana Antwi Adjei Frimpong II atwima hene, chairman, Member of Parliament Hon. Dr. Kojo Appiah Kubi, representatives from both the district assembly and the district education office, Atwima Kwawonma.
The general manager of MTN Ghana, northern sector, Mr. James Bakari Basintali speaking at the function said, MTN has deemed it necessary to provide the needed infrastructural and financiallyassistant to communities.
According to him, the move forms part of the company's social responsibilities’ of giving back to the society, which he said, “will help strengthened the relationship between the MTN brand negotiations, and the chiefs within various communities”.
He state that, "for the past 9 years, every June, MTN spend the first 21 days to give back to the society what its deserves". Adding that, the projects are a nationwide initiative’s by the company, commencing in other regions in the country as well..
He reiterated that, MTN will continue offer the necessary assistance to improve education in various communities. He said, a good education improves our health as a nation, enhance the economic strength among others.
He averred the company will also empower teachers in the selected schools and other tertiary institutions with ICT knowledge, which will help enhance research works in academics.
On his part, the chairman, Nana Antwi Adjei Frimpong II, applause MTN for such positive commencement towards education in the country.
He urged people come out and support such projects to the development of the country. According to Nana, the progress needed in the country is a shared responsibilities that everyone must count on.
He charged students to take their books seriously, and learn effectively to better their future, and also advised parents to take sole responsibilities to help teachers equip their wards for better lives.