The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour has urged Vocational and Technical Training institutions to take advantage of H. E Nana Akufo Addo government flagship programme, one –district – one factory through internships and job opportunities. “In the next two to three years, the implementation of one district, one factory will offer our vocational students the right opportunities to undertake internships in such factories” he said.
The minister made this statement when he commissioned a girls dormitory block, house mistress bungalow, beds for students and water reservoir for students and staff of Anum Presby Vocational Training Institute (ANVOC) at Anum in the Asuogyaman District Assembly of the Eastern Region. The project which was fully funded by Japanese Government under the fund name Grant Assistance for Grassroots Security Projects (GGHSP) cost Seventy-nine Thousand, Two Hundred and Forty-two US dollars (GH? 312,000.00)
He expressed his deepest appreciation to the Japanese Government for the kind gesture and appealed to them to offer support in the area of Road infrastructure, water and sanitation. He also charged the management and stakeholders of the school to ensure that that the project is well maintained in order to serve the current students and the generations to come.
In his speech, the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana H. E. Kaoru Yoshimura said the Project will improve the lives of students by putting an end to long distance traveling to school and also offer students peaceful and ample time to concentrate on their studies.
He also affirms Japan’s commitment to providing necessary support for developing countries to enable them achieve their medium and long term development frameworks and sustainable goals.
The manager of the school, Mr. Martin Ekow Young also expressed his appreciations to Japanese Government for coming to the aid of the School by providing her with such facilities. He called on the individuals, cooperate bodies and other state institutions to come to the aid of the school with boys dormitory.
ERCC/ PUBLIC RALATIONS OFFICE