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  • Writer's pictureNana yaw Dynamic

Contractor locks up school at Akyem Asene over delay in payment by govt

A project worker, Owusu Agyekum Kontoh, has secured the Akyem Asene Roman Catholic Basic School in the Asene-Manso-Akroso District of the Eastern Region because of the public authority's inability to pay him for work completed a long time back.

A 6-unit classroom block, two offices, a computer lab, and a restroom are included in the eight-year-old school building. The project worker expressed that the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) is the significant defaulter, owing neglected endorsements for a long time. Owusu Agyekum Kontoh started work in 2016, finished the task, and gave over the keys to the school to the Area Training Directorate in 2020. Be that as it may, the public authority has not paid him regardless of introducing his declaration for installment a long time back.

As a result of the government's inability to meet its financial responsibilities, Mr. As a form of protest, Owusu decided to lock the school building. The abandoned understudies of Akyem Asene Roman Catholic School have spoke to the Asene-Manso-Akroso Area Gathering to earnestly determine the make a difference to empower them to get to the study halls for learning.


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