The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, as part of her tour of the Greater Accra Region, has visited the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency.
The First Lady, who toured parts of the Constituency, first graced the graduation ceremony of the National Vocational Training Institute.
Speaking during the tour, she noted that vocational training is crucial for the development and growth of the country since it provides job opportunities for the youth therefore it is imperative for all stakeholders to collaborate with the Government to help sustain such institutions.
Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo further encouraged the Graduates to put the skills they have acquired during their training into productive ventures and also make the best out of the startup tools and kits they have received to become ambassadors of Technical and Vocational Education Training, TVET.
During her tour of the constituency, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo made another stop at the Legon Hospital and through her foundation, “The Rebecca Foundation” donated Beds, nose masks, sanitizers, thermometer guns, droplers, bed sheets, diapers and blankets to equip the health facility with the requisite materials and tools to enhance its operations .
She commended the hospital staff for their commitment during these trying times of covid- 19 and pledged her foundation’s continuous support to help the health sector.
Mrs. Akufo-Addo finally ended her tour with a durbar of Chiefs at Bawaleshie in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency .
She called on the chiefs and people to acknowledge the efforts of the Nana Akufo-Addo Government in nation building and creating sustainable livelihoods for its citizens and vote the NPP Government and the MP of the Constituency, Hon. Lydia Seyram Alhassan into power as Ghana goes to the poll on December 7 to enable them to continue the good work for the Country.
She also said that with one of the Government’s flagship initiatives, “the Free SHS” policy introduced in 2017, now parents and Guardians can save enough and manage their homes effectively whereas all children now have equal opportunity to education l.
Addressing the Gathering, the Member of Parliament for the Constituency, Hon, Lydia Alhassan , said that through her foundation, she has been able to give scholarship to 500 brilliant but needy tertiary students in the constituency and also noted that she initiated the construction of a health facility at Mempeasem, which is 70% complete.
The MP also recounted some of the development projects by the NPP government in the constituency and asked her constituents to keep the NPP in power to continue the good work for the country