The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) through the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) has commissioned and handed over a 3-unit classroom block to the Holy Innocent Anglican Basic school at Oduman in the Ga West Municipal Assembly.
According to the Authority, the facility will help reduce the congestion in the school, and help the students to practise social distancing in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Speaking with obaatanparadioonline.com, the headmistress of the school, Mrs. Martha Agyeiwaa Twum noted that before the construction of the block and it’s commissioning, the school was in a dilapidated state.
She added that the students were forced to adjust in an incapacious rooms, which made teaching and learning complicated.
Mrs. Agyeiwaa Twum expressed her appreciation to CODA and the government for the project, and asked for more help from the community.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Communications Director of CODA, Mr. Nii Odartey Lamptey said that it is a major priority of the NPP government to make education accessible to all manner of persons in the county.
He added that the handing over of the project to the school was in fulfilment of the government’s commitment to ensuring that no Ghanaian child is left behind in education.
He however urged the school and the community to make good use of the facility.