The Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa has embarked on a day’s tour to some project sites in the region to inspect ongoing works.
The delegation started off the tour with a visit to Shia in the Ho municipality where he (the Minister) inspected an ongoing community water project which is being sponsored by the government of Spain expected to provide residents with more than 5 pipe stands at various points in the community.
The project (which is currently 35 per cent completed) will supply the community with 6600 gallons of water per day upon completion.
The Regional Minister also visited the only second cycle institution in the town, Shia Senior High Technical School where he interacted with the chiefs and authorities of the school on the infrastructural deficit the school is currently facing.
Dr. Letsa noted that several appeals have been made to the Ministry of Education to support the school and expressed hope that sod will be cut soon for an E-block and girls dormitory for the school.
He mentioned that as part of the free senior high school (SHS) programme, the school will also receive more than 250 beneficiaries this September.
Torgbe Dadzawa III, Paramount chief of Shia used the occasion to appeal for construction of a new school complex on a 25-hectare land donated by the community.
The Minister and his entourage proceeded to Awudome SHS in the Ho West District. He met with the school’s authorities and deliberated on means of addressing infrastructure challenges in the school.
Dr. Letsa after touring the campus to see some stalled projects and deplorable facilities in the school, reiterated his government’s commitment to second circle education in the country.
He assured that his office will liaise with the central government as well as the district assembly to ensure problems of infrastructure are addressed in the school before the end of his tenure as Minister.
The Minister’s entourage on the day included the Regional and Ho Municipal Education directors, municipal Chief executives, NADMO officials and executives of the ruling NPP.
By: Albert Kuzor/voltaonlinegh.com