The Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumbungu Constituency, Dr. Hamza Adam has encourage final year students of the Kumbungu Senior High School to remain confident and approach the upcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) with determination to enable them come out with flying colors.
He said, this would ensure they get admitted to the various Tertiary institutions of their choice, which would then propel them to achieve their future aspirations.
The MP made the call when he present fifty(50) LED street lights bulbs to the school authorities to enhance security at the school and its environs.
Kumbungu Senior High School located within the Kumbungu township, has been without street lights which posed a threat to the security of students, teachers, and others in the area.
However, addressing the students before the presentation, Dr. Hamza, reminded the students that, the success of their examination is hinged on their input and conduct during the examination, therefore, he urged them to conduct themselves well so they could score higher marks.
According to him, it was not too late for those who had not prepared adequately to study for the examination. “Secondary School is the turning point. If you get it wrong, the rest of your educational ladder would crush, but if you get it right, then you are gone”, he said.
“Tomorrow many of you can become Members of Parliament, headmasters, headmistress, District Education Directors. But let me say that it will have to come through hard work. It is not too late. Please, this is not the time to sleep. You have to double out your studies seriously at this crucial hour”, he adviced.
He charged the students most especially the candidates to change the poor results recorded by the school over the years.
“I am not too happy of our position on the performance league table. We are not doing well at the moment. When they release the table last year, we were almost last. Only one school that we beat. That is very bad. We have no excuse. Because we have enough teachers. We have most of the facilities, which others don’t have. It is my hope that your badge will change our position to better”, he calls.
The MP in his address also urged parents and guardians to take key interest in their wards feature by ensuring they participated fully on the upcoming WASSCE exams.
He commended the staff and teachers of the school for their efforts so far and urge them to continue putting up their best to enable the school emerge best secondary school within Northern Ghana.
On her part, the headmistress of the school, Ms. Josphine Muryang, who received the items on behalf of the school authority thanked the MP for the kind gesture as it was a boost to their security to the school.
She said the initiative would bring relief to students since they could now afford to study and move about freely at night without the fear of heinous crimes. “I will ensure we install this street lights at the vantage points within the school”, she assured.
Story By: Alhassan Yakubu |www.diamondfmonline.com |Ghana