Ghana @66: Asante Akyem South Awards Best Performing Teachers
The Asante Akyem South District in the Ashanti Region has held an award ceremony for their best performing staff in the education sector.
It was held alongside the 66th Independence Day celebration on Monday 6th March 2023 at the district capital, Juaso.
According to the Municipal Chief Executive, Alexander Frimpong, who spoke to Opemsuo News Correspondent in the area, Adwoa Dankwa, the Assembly since establishment in 1988, has made significant strides as far as education is concerned.
“If you take a look, the Assembly has really improved since it was established in 1988. We now have 106 Primary Schools, 79 Junior High Schools, six public Senior High Schools and a lot of developmental projects”.
He named Unity as the greatest achievement of the Municipality. “for us, the greatest achievement is Unity amongst all stakeholders; traditional leaders, Assembly Members, Member of Parliament, MCE, Unit Committee Members, farmers and community members and we are all here to celebrate the Independence Day”, he noted.
Hon. Alexander Frimpong indicated the move to award hardworking staff was to appreciate the efforts, sacrifices and commitment of the teachers in educating the children in the area.
He says it is the first of it’s kind since 1988 that the Asante Akyem South Municipal is holding such awards ceremony on Independence Day.
Mrs. Elizabeth Davies, the Municipal Education Director commended the Assembly for honouring teachers in the area for their hard work.
She said the Assembly in collaboration with the Education Directorate set up a committee that had a representation of all teacher unions and came up with the best nominations.
The categories included Overall Best Teacher, Best Female JHS Teacher, Best Male JHS Teacher, Best Kindergarten Teacher, Best Female Primary Teacher, Best Male Primary Teacher, Best Circuit Supervisor, and Best Non-Teaching Staff.
Source: opemsuo.com/George Addo