Suhum PRESEC Appeals For Infrastructure
Joyce Bossman (2nd right) and Fredrick Opare Ansah with others on a tour of the school
MRS. Joyce Bossman, the headmistress of Suhum Presbyterian
Secondary School, in the Suhum Municipality of the Eastern Region has
appealed to the government to help the school get additional dormitories
and bungalows for the school to flourish.
According to her, the school lacks dormitories, bungalows and
classroom blocks which have become a major challenge confronting the school.
Mrs. Joyce Bossman made these known when the Student
Representative Body of the school climaxed their week in a grand style on
She indicated that the school lacked security as three out of
the five securities of the school went on retirement, adding that she has
petitioned the District and Regional Director for help, only for them to say at
the moment they cannot help until further notice.
She further called on the government to come to their aid by
providing adequate security for the school.
The Member of Parliament for the area, Fredrick Opare Ansah who
was the guest of honor speaking at the event which took place at the school
premises under the theme “To Take PRESEC To The Next Level’’ advised the pupil
to take their education seriously as he believes the time spent in school are
not renewable, saying the theme for the program rest in the hands of the
He affirmed that government is aware of the challenges
confronting the Free Senior High School flagship program but says the
government is committed to ensuring that all the challenges in its
implementation will be ironed out completely to ensure that future generations
who benefit from this policy will benefit fully without any kind of hindrance.
Opare Ansah also commended the teaching and non-teaching staff
especially the Headmistress of the school for seeing the growth of the school
from one structure to another and subsequently seeing the student population
grow from where it was to its present three thousand three hundred and
The MP, therefore, urged the students not to allow provisions to become their hindrance in their coming to school since most of them do not arrive on time when school reopens citing provisions as their problem.
BY Daniel Bampoe