President for Gonjaland Youth Association (GLYA), Lawyer Alhaji Mohammed Osman Amin has disclosed that the association is set to establish a scholarship scheme for brilliant but needy students in Gonjaland.
He made this disclosure at Daboya in the North Gonja District of the Savannah Region on the occasion of the annual congress of the Association on Saturday, March 26, 2022, under the theme “Improving the standard of Education in Gonjaland for sustainable Development, the role of the youth”.
According to him, the association is saddened by the poor performance of results recorded by students in Gonjaland over the past years.
The establishment of the scholarship scheme according to Alhaji Mohammed Osman Amin is to tackle the many challenges facing the education sector in Gonjaland and the entire Savannah Region aimed at improving the standards of education.
He noted that as part of efforts to nib the falling standards of education in the bud, the Gonjaland Youth Association (GLYA) has organized various engagements including a stakeholders forum on education which brought together experts to proffer ideas on how to improve on the performance and standards of Education in Gonjaland.
“Through the collective efforts of our traditional, religious and opinion leaders as well as the sons and daughters of Gonjaland across the country, the leadership of the association organized a one day forum to discuss matters affecting our educational standards in Gonjaland”.
He continued, “am glad to inform you that as one of the immediate steps to improve the standards of Education in Gonjaland, the Gonja Traditional Council has agreed and assured us to work closely with the association to put together a framework to oversee the implementation of agreed strategies aimed at improving the standards of Education in Gonjaland.
“One of them is to institute a scholarship scheme for brilliant and needy students in the Region. It is extremely gratifying and heart warming for me to say that the forum was successful.
We therefore look forward to continuing to work together to implement all identified strategies and hope for a better future for the youth of Gonjaland.
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamud Bawumia supported the association with a sum of ghc20,000 which was presented by Lawyer Samuel Abu Jinapor on behalf of the vice president.
Source: yagbonradioonline/Fataw Diwura