The Ghana Education Service (GES) will mark its "My First Day at School" for the 2016/2017 academic year on Tuesday, September 13, this year, across the country.
Mrs. Cynthia Bosumtwi-Sam, the Director for Basic Education Division, who doubles as the acting Deputy Director-General of GES (in charge of Management Services), said "My First Day at School" provided opportunity for ministers of state, Metropolitan, Municipal District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), opinion leaders, directors of education and other dignitaries to visit schools, interact with new pupils in kindergarten one and/or kindergarten two and primary one.
"The event is to encourage the little ones to enjoy their first day at school, especially for the fact that they were welcomed by the very important people in the society", she added.
Schools expected to be visited by officials of the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ghana Education Service (GES) are Junkwa D/A Basic, Komenda Basic, Apewosika Basic, Begoro AME Zion Primary, Begoro 'A' Primary, Begoro R/C Primary schools.
Others are; Yamfo Methodist, Susuanso Presby, Tanoso D/A, Madina SDA, La Nkwantanang Emmanuel Presbyterian, Fire Armour Basic, Garrison Cluster, South La, Osu Manhean, Independence Avenue 1 & 2, Kaneshie Cann West and La Dade-Kotopon Association schools.