Pupils at Namiyela primary and JHS school at Kurugu in the West Mamprusi municipality lie on their stomachs to take down notes as a result of inadequate furniture.
The situation of the school literally affects teaching and learning, and is not hooked to the national school feeding programme which is worrying to parents and the entire community. The Chief of Namiyela, Naa Emmanuel Sabiyam disclosed this Zaa news.
He says even though authorities have supported the school with furniture, it is still not enough to address the challenge. According to him, complaints have been made to the District Assembly but authorities are yet to respond to their plight.
The chief however, bemoaned the bad maintenance culture which is a ritual in most government properties. He has therefore appealed to the general public, benevolent organizations, and municipal assembly to provide the schools with adequate furniture.
” The lack of furniture in the school is really affecting the learning and teaching in the school, the children don’t feel comfortable sitting on the flour but they have no option than to indure , I’m therefore appealing to government, NGOs and Philantropists to come to our aid ”.
Namiyela is a community under the Kurugu Electoral Area of the West Mamprusi Municipality along Walewale-Bolgatanga road. The primary school has a total population of about one hundred and three (103) comprising of sixty-one (61) males and forty-two ((42) females whilst the Junior High school has eighty-five(85) made up of forty-one (41)/males and forty-four (44) females.
The Free Project Junior High School in Namiyela is a 3-classroom block being built by one Madam Kamila, a philanthropist from Switzerland.
Source: zaanews.com/ Lilian. D. Walter