Apaah Kyidomhene Donates Three Classroom Block To Presbyterian JHS


Nana Opoku Agyemang, Kyidomhene of Apaah traditional area in Ashanti region has donated three classroom block, office and store to the Presbyterian Junior High School(JHS) at a ceremony held at Apaah in the Sekyere South District in Ashanti region.

Making the presentation at a ceremony held at Apaah last Sunday, Nana Opoku Agyemang, the Kyidomhene of the town who is known in private life as Mr. Peter Opoku, a Chartered Accountant by profession and Managing Partner of Opoku Andoh & Co. and a committed Presbyterian, recounted the numerous sacrifices which his deceased parents – Mr. Isaac & Mrs. Helena Opoku made to make him and his siblings benefitted from formal education for which cause he was contributing to the education of the children at Apaah, most of whom attend Junior High School in Jamasi.

At the ceremony, Nana Opoku Agyemang made an initial personal donation of two thousand five hundred (GHC2,500) towards a fund in memory of his parents which was named “Opoku Memorial Fund” to help in the maintenance of the building and also to assist brilliant but needy students.

Before dedicating the building, the Sekyere Presbytery Chairperson, Rev. Ernest Odame Asare recounted the role of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana in education delivery in the country, stressing on the philosophy in holistic education – training the head, the heart and the hands.

He blamed the government for the current indiscipline in our Schools and went further to call forward for the handing-over of Mission Schools to the religious bodies to manage whilst the government continues to pay salaries of the teachers.

Nana Barfour Baah the Apaahene, thanked Nana Opoku Agyemang for the kind gesture and urged all citizens of the town to emulate this shining example. He also reminded the community of another Fund in the town for JHS graduates who will score a single aggregate in the BECE examination to be sponsored in the Senior High School.


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