The regional minister, Mr. Richard Ebbah Obeng, on Friday 23rd July 2021 following his campaign #1schoolchild1studydesk to address the desk deficit in schools within the region, has handed over 600 mono and dual desks to the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipality Assembly to benefit schools in the Municipality. He disclosed that the BABMA has gotten the greater share of the desks due to it higher number of desk deficit of over 17,000, which was made known to him by the Regional Education Director in a meeting before the #1shcoolchild1studydesk was launched. He promised that the desk deficit in the municipality will be gradually cleared.
He thanked the Adontenhene, Nana Marfo Panyi II for attending and supporting him during the launch of the ONESCHOOLCHILD ONESTUDYDESK campaign at Sefwi Wiawso and advised the students to take good care of the furniture and study hard to meet the purpose of the #1schoolchild1studydesk campaign. He again promised to meet with regional Police Command to address the issues of the sefwi Bekwai by-pass as Nananom has putting before him.
The MCE, Hon Alfred Amoah commended the Regional Minister for the gesture and assured the assembly’s readiness to support the ONE CHILD ONE DESK initiative. He charged the students to take their studies serious as the education directorate has pledge to emerge first in (100%) in the BECE. The MCE made it known that, this first 300 mono and 300 dual desks will benefit Queens SHS, the only girls’ school in the Region, Sefwi Bekwai Methodist JHS, Dansokrom, Donkorkrom, Merewa, Tanoso, Dominebo, Nzema Nkwanta, and Adukrom.
Municipal Education Deputy Director, Mr. Patrick Kwan expressed words of gratitude to the president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo and the Reginal Minister for their support and kindness shown to the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipal Education Directorate and the Ghana Education services as a whole. He indicated that the directorate will make sure schools who receive the desks will maintain it to make it last longer to serve it intended purpose.
Nana Marfo Panyi II, chief of sefwi Chira,who double as the Adontenhene of Sefwi Bekwai Traditional Area, lauded the Regional Minister for the initiative as promised and asked pupils to take advantage of all government educational initiatives to become useful to themselves and society.

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