Parents of school children who are learning under tress at Monyindo D/A primary school, located in in the Nanumba South district of northern region, have appealed to the district assembly and the Ghana Education Service(GES) in the area to construct a befitting classroom infrastructure for the school. The lack of adequate classroom infrastructure in the school has forced the teachers and school authorities to conduct teaching and learning under trees.
A 3-unit classroom block built for the school is in deplorable state, threreby forcing the school authorities to abandon the structure. A worried parent, James Ntadi told opera news that, the helpless situation is affecting the delivery of quality education in the community. “Just look at how we are suffering, it seems we are not part of Ghana. Our children struggle to have quality education which is hurting us. But what do we do? We are only looking up to God for help”, he lamented.
A teacher at the school, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the situation is hugely affecting teaching and learning. According to him, schooling become ineffective in the rainy season as they have to abandoned school anytime the rain falls. He noted that, the school also lacks Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities, which is affecting them. He revealed that, the situation is also demoting parents bring their children to school.
Both parents and teachers are therefore appealing to the district chief executive of the Nanumba South, Nantogmah Munkaila and the Member of Parliament of the area, Abukari Dawuni to build classroom infrastructure for the community. Monyindo is a farming community in the Nanumba south district of the northern region. The Konkomba community is located several kilometers from the district capital, Wulensi.
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