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The 9th edition of John Gatsi Educational Foundation Awards held

Prof. Gatsi with one of the awardees

Vehem Mawunyo International School in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta Region emerged the Best School at the 2018 John Gatsi Educational Foundation Awards ceremony held at Dzodze E.P. Primary School on Friday, 9th March, 2018.

The ceremony was chaired by Mr. Freeman Gobah, the Director of Pencils of Promise Ghana.

Prof. John Gatsi, who initiated the awards scheme as his contribution to social capital, charged educational stakeholders in the Municipality to take a critical interest in the study habits of the basic school pupils.

He remarked that education remains the tool that equips the youth with critical thinking skills that the nation needs to solve its many problems, therefore, all stakeholders must ensure that quality education does not elude all pupils at the basic level of education in Ghana.

The chairman for the ceremony, Mr Freeman Gobah encouraged the John Gatsi Foundation to keep up the good work of creating competitive spirit among pupils and the schools. He also supported the overall best female student, Kumah Delali Evelyn of Vehem Mawunyo International School with a prize package.

The Municipal Director of Education, Esi Ashiagbor pledged her continuous support to the Foundation for improved performance in educational outcomes in the Municipality. The chiefs appealed to parents to discourage children from attending funeral wake keepings

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Efo Korsi Senyo has over 4 years experience working as investigative journalist with Awake Africa. He is the Head of Awake Investigates. Connect with him via senyo@awakeafrica.com or WhatsApp: +233249155003

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