The Member of Parliament for Madina Constituency, Lawyer Francis Xavier Sosu on Monday, January 18, toured some selected basic schools in the Madina constituency to mark “My First Day in School.”
The visit was part of “my first day at school” exercise to welcome class one pupils to school for the first time.
It was also to see how the children were faring and to whip up their interest in education as well as encourage them to stay in school.
The MP was accompanied by La-Nkwatanag-Madina Municipal Director of Education and some members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), among other stakeholders..
The visit took the lawmaker to Danfa, Kweiman, Oyarifa, Madina, Baba-yara, among other schools within the municipality.
Lawyer Francis Xavie Sosu used the occasion to call on parents and teachers to help school children observe the COVID-19 protocol.
At all the schools visited, he entreated the new pupils and children to adhere strictly to the health protocols against the spread of the COVID-19.
He also encouraged the pupils to take their academic work seriously, be punctual at school and play their part as pupils with a greater future and responsibilities to Ghana.
While interacting with teachers in the schools, Mr Sosu tasked them to put in their best in the delivery of their professional services to mother Ghana.
He donated learning materials including, packs of crayons, pencils and erasers to the pupils in each of the schools he visited.
At the schools visited, the pupils and teachers expressed their gratitude to the MP who was sworn into office last week Thursday in parliament.
The Director of the La Nkwantanang Education Directorate, Mrs Angela Frimpong Nkansah gave the assurance that teachers in the municipality were committed to ensuring pupils and students obeyed the COVID-19 protocols to prevent its spread in schools.
She however expressed concern about insufficient of nose and face masks, tissues and hand sanitizers for supply to schools.
She advised parents and guardians to encourage their children and wards to observe COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing and the wearing of nose and face mask at all times.