The MP for Bole-Bamboi constituency, Hon. Yusif Sulemana (Ori), has presented 4 packets of roofing sheets and 10 bags of cement to the elders and people of Jentige, a farming community in the Bole District to support the construction of a teachers quarters being undertaken by the Community.
The construction of a teachers quarters forms part of several interventions being undertaken by the community to address falling standards of education in the area.
The project is particularly aimed at easing the burden of teachers who commute for about 7 miles daily to and from work, a situation noted to have affected the overall performance of school children.
The community held a meeting to discuss issues of education and development during which it came to light that, the lack of teachers quarters in affecting the standard of education in the community.
The falling standards of the education was attributed to the absence of teachers quarters in the community which gave room for school children to roam aimlessly.
However, the entire community was alarmed by the revelation and the danger it portends for the future of the community, compelling them to initiate urgent actions to reverse the trend.
Presenting the items to the community, the MP said he is committed to supporting every community in the constituency to improve in the area of educational facilities as he said education is the backbone to development in every country.
The Assembly Member of the area, Hon. Enbong Alim Kunsaari, thanked the MP for the support and also appealed to corporate entities, philanthropists, embassies and high commissions and Government agencies as well as Non-Governmental Organizations to support the project.
Source: Yagbon Radio