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Hon. Adjei Domson To Establish A Senior High School At Breman Jamra To Be Called “JASEC”

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Hon. Adjei Domson To Establish A Senior High School At Breman Jamra To Be Called “JASEC”

Hon. Emmanuel Adjei Domson, NPP Parliamentary Candidate, Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency

The Parliamentary Candidate for the New Patriotic Party in Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency, Honourable Emmanuel Adjei Domson and his campaign team on Sunday, 16th August, 2020 paid a courtesy visit to Chiefs, Elders, opinion leaders and constituents of Breman Jamra community. 

Upon arrival, Honourable Adjei Domson first paid a courtesy visit to the Gyasehene of Breman Jamra at the Chief’s palace where he officially introduced himself to Nana Kwesi Amin lll, the Gyasehene and his Sub Chiefs of Breman Jamra. 

Hon. Adjei Domson at Breman Jamra Chiefs Palace

At the Chief’s Palace, Hon. Adjei Domson humbly introduced himself as the newly elected Parliamentary Candidate for the new Patriotic Party in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Constituency who is the right person to represent the constituency in Parliament come January 2021 in order to help lobby for more developmental projects for the constituency. 

As part of his introduction, Hon. Adjei Domson reminded the Chiefs and custodians of Breman Jamra about his developmental projects he saw to their construction to develop the community during his tenure in office as DCE such as the construction of Jamra Roman Catholic Basic & JHS, Methodist JHS, Renovating and roofing Jamra Community Center, provision of tools and equipments to Artisans in Breman Jamra   among other projects.

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He went further to preach the good works of President Akufo-Addo for his outstanding performance during his first term in office as head of state. He then pleaded with the Chiefs to support him and Nana Akufo-Addo to maintain the seat for NPP in order to bring more development to the Constituency when elected as MP.

The Gyasehene of Breman Jamra, Nana Kwesi Anim lll also made his grievances known to Hon. Adjei Domson to see to their implementation when elected as the member of parliament come December 7th. 

He advised Hon. Adjei Domson to stay focused and work hard to win this election and bring more development into the District as he did when he was the DCE. 

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Hon. Adjei Domson Speaking at durbar grounds in Breman Jamra

Speaking at the durbar grounds, Hon. Adjei Domson assured the good people of Breman Jamra that, when elected as the member of parliament, he will build a Senior High School in Breman Jamra to be called “JASEC” to help speed up development in the town and its environs. 

Hon. Adjei Domson when explaining his vision to site a senior high school at Breman Jamra, he explained clearly that, Jamra is gradually developing and establishing a senior high school in the community will speed up development in the suburb villages as well. He said, the senior high school when sited in Jamra will pave way for other institutions to be established. 

He went further to explain that, the construction of the senior high school will provide jobs to Maisons, carpenters, plumbers, painters, electricians and other artisans from Breman Jamra and the District at large. 

Hon. Adjei Domson appealed to the Chiefs and elders present at the durbar grounds to provide a suitable land along the road side for this project. 

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Hon. Adjei Domson assured the good people of Jamra that, if he was able to establish a senior high school at Breman Brakwa in 2006 during his tenure in office as the DCE, then they should have hope in him that he can do same for them. He appealed to them to vote massively for him and Prez Akufo-Addo inorder to able to implement all his visions for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District. 

The former DCE and now Parliamentary Candidate for the ruling New Patriotic Party in Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency donated 40 bags of cement to Breman Jamra community to help in the renovation of their community center and other developmental projects. 

Hon. Adjei Domson’s vision is to expand the frontiers of the district to municipality level with increased access to cutting edge development and restore the dwindling fortunes of the district, then empower the inhabitants of the district and bring direct foreign investment to the district. 

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The meeting saw in attendance, Hon. Frank Aidoo, the presiding member for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District, Former AOB-NPP constituency secretary Mr. Francis Benyin, AOB-NPP Constituency Communication Director Mr. Richmond Odoom Baidoo, Electoral Area Coordinators, Polling Station Executives and Party faithfuls.

Below are some official photos form Hon. Adjei Domson’s visit to Breman Jamra

 

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Story By: Bismark Botchwey 

Source: SintimMedia.Com

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Government spent GH¢40.4 billion on education between 2017 and 2020 – President Akufo-Addo

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“EXPENDITURE ON EDUCATION INCREASED BY 95% IN MY TIME” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

President of Ghana. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

“So great has this government’s commitment to education been that public expenditure on education has almost doubled from twenty billion, seven hundred million cedis (GH¢20.7 billion) between 2013 and 2016, that is in the Mahama era, to forty billion, four hundred million cedis (GH¢40.4 billion) between 2017 and 2020, that is in the Akufo-Addo era, representing an increase of some ninety five percent (95%).”

These were the words of the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 4th January 2022, when he delivered a speech at the 6th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, in Kumasi.

Addressing the gathering at the event, President Akufo-Addo noted that GNAT is what it is today because of the work of its past and current membership and leadership, and he assured that, under his administration, the work undertaken by the membership and leadership of the Association will not be in vain.

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The President, thus, used the opportunity to thank all teachers in the country for the work they did, and continue to do, in ensuring that the education of Ghanaian children, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, has not been truncated.

“Continuous assessment, the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have all been written by thousands and thousands of students, under your care and guidance, in conditions of safety and orderliness, and without incident. The nation is extremely appreciative of these acts of selflessness and patriotism,” he said

According to President Akufo-Addo, his vision of a modern, competitive, Ghanaian economy, spearheaded by indigenous entrepreneurs, with productive employment for the great majority of its citizens, requires skilled economic actors, and to get there, the nation needs an educated workforce.

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“Through the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy, we are ensuring that value is being added to the intellect of every Ghanaian child. This is our surest way of succeeding in adding value to the Ghanaian economy, thereby helping to create acceptable, well-paying jobs for the young people of our country,” he said.

The President continued, “For us, in Ghana, also to make a success of our nation, we must pay attention to teachers. It is only a group of well trained and motivated teachers that can help deliver the educated and skilled workforce we require to transform our economy and nation”.

Outlining the many initiatives implemented by Government since 2017, he stated that his government has restored, since coming into office five years ago, and continues to pay, teacher trainee allowances, which were abolished by the previous administration.

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“In addition to the yearly average increase in salaries over the last five (5) years, my government is, for the first time in our nation’s history, paying a professional allowance to teachers. We have abolished the three (3) months’ pay policy for teachers, we have cleared the arrears, and promotions due teachers have also been effected,” he said.

He stressed that to prevent undue delays in promotion of qualified teachers, Government will, in 2022, improve on the conduct of the aptitude test instituted by the Ghana Education Service, leveraging on lessons learnt from the one conducted in 2021.

Affordable Housing for Teachers

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“Government is also committed to the development of affordable housing for teachers all across the nation. The current initiative will involve the provision of housing for both mortgage and rental. I am fully aware that one challenge facing teacher ownership of homes beyond finance is their inability to purchase homes where they intend to retire,” he said.

Through a subsidised loan programme, President Akufo-Addo indicated that teachers will be provided an opportunity to own houses in desired locations in various parts of the country, stating that the Ministry of Education is working with the National Service Scheme on this.

In addition, the Ministry of Works and Housing is in discussion with teacher unions to provide more housing opportunities for teachers.

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“Within the next two years, it is proposed that ten thousand (10,000) housing units on affordable terms will be developed for teachers across the country. This, as we all know, is the tip of the iceberg, but it is a good beginning,” he added.

Touching on the vexed issue of laptops for teachers, President Akufo-Addo was glad the supply of laptops was appreciated by teachers, and promised that the other related matters of concern will be addressed.

“Good relations between GNAT and my government are matters of importance to me, and I will do my best to promote such relations,” he added.

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Source: The Presidency

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