You Can Do More –President Tells Students
President Akufo-Addo with students from Methodist Girls Senior High School and Aduman Senior High School at the Jubilee House
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo could not hide his excitement on
Tuesday when students from the Methodist Girls Senior
High School in Mamfe, Akuapim and their colleagues from the Aduman Senior High
School in the Kwabre District in the Ashanti region visited him at the Jubilee
The students were there to present to him awards they both won at
the just-ended Students in Advancement for Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) and Global
SDG Competition in Durban, South Africa in which some selected students from
the two schools participated and emerged victorious.
Addressing the students and after the presentations, the President
commended them highly for making Ghana proud.
Students of Methodist Girls School used bamboo to produce a water
fountain whiles their colleagues from Aduman used recycled plastics to produce
bags and other items.
“Very well done; you are holding the flag of our country very high
and in an area which really is important for the future of our country, our
youth and education; it means something good is going on here in Ghana and you
are the reflection of it”, he stated whiles beaming with smiles.
He specially commended the Methodist Girls Senior High School for the
feat they chalked at the World Robotics competition Michigan, United States of
“These are all impressive achievements, especially when you are
looking at it in the context of the SDGs where your President is right there, inside
the SDGs as Co-Chair of the Group of Advocates; so I’m particularly happy to
seeing that the awareness of the SDGs has penetrated seriously into our
educational system and you are even responding in terms of finding solutions
that will advance the SDGs set of goals, it is excellent.”
“I want to congratulate all of you and to encourage you to do even more; our country needs your enthusiasm, it needs your energy, it needs your brilliance, your brains, all of it.”
By Charles Takyi-Boadu, Presidential Correspondent