On Friday, 16th June 2023, the Municipal Coordinating Director (MCD), Mr. Mohammed Ali Amadu on behalf of the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Samuel Okoe Amanquah distributed 400 dual desks to the Municipal Education Directorate for onward distribution to some selected schools within the Municipality.

Some of the beneficiaries’ schools included Sebrepor KKMA Basic 1&2, Ebenezer Hill Basic 1 & 2, Gbetsile KKMA primary 1&2 and Glorious KKMA Basic School.

The MCD said the donation was part of the Kpone- Katamanso Municipal Assembly’s effort to support Education and refine academic performance in the Municipality. He also noted that most schools within the Municipality lack many logistics for effective and efficient teaching and learning environment.

He expressed the hopes that the donation would help reduce the furniture deficit in the schools within the Municipality and make the pupils more comfortable and focused on their studies.

The MCD, urged the Municipal Director for Education as well as head teachers present to take good care of the desks donated. He said that the taking good care of the desks will yield better results for the schools and the Municipality as a whole.

The Municipal Education Director, Mr. Harry Evans Authur was full of praises for the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly for their kind gesture. He indicated that, the dual desks would reduce the furniture deficit and pressure in the classrooms. He also added that the lack of proper furniture has been a long-standing challenge in many public schools in the Municipality, often resulted in discomfort and distraction of students’ attention during classes. He advised the head teachers present to take good care of the furniture.

The head teachers present expressed their gratitude to the MCD and the Municipal Assembly for the dual desks. They promised to take good care of the furniture and put them to good use. They also stated that, with the new desks, students will now have more conducive and comfortable learning environment, which is expected to positively impact their concentration and academic performance.     


The MCD; Mr Mohammed Ali Amadu presenting the furniture to the Municipal Director of Education, Mr Harry Evans Authur



As part of the Assembly’s commitment to solve the problem of infrastructural inadequacy, the first phase of an ultra-modern six (6)-unit classroom block furnished with mono desk was commissioned on Monday 5th June, 2023 at Haana. The project was funded by the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF), Responsive factor grant (RFG) and executed by m/s Black Rock Ghana Limited.

Commissioning the project, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA) Hon Samuel Okoe Amanquah bemoaned 28 schools were still running the shift system in the Municipality due to infrastructure deficit.

He noted that, the Municipal Assembly’s intention is to face out the shift system completely if the needed resources are mobilized to build additional classrooms blocks. He further assured the KKMA Educational Directorate of Government efforts to build more classroom blocks to accommodate the increasing students’ population in the Municipality.

He expressed his appreciation to the Kpone Traditional Council, head teacher and staff of the Haana KKMA Basic School, the community and other shareholders for their assistance in ensuring a successful completion of the first phase of the project. He advised the beneficiaries of the project to ensure that the edifice is maintained in order to serve its intended purpose.

 The Hon. MCE also donated 100 pieces of school uniforms to pupils of the Haana KKMA Basic School.

The Deputy Director of Education, Madam Millicent Caesar, who represented the Municipal Director of Education, commended the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly for the construction of the classroom block. She indicated some challenges facing the school, such as insufficient infrastructure to accommodate the growing population of pupil, inadequate furniture, ICT laboratory and lack of staff common room.

She appealed to philanthropists, Government and individuals to come to their aid.  She urged the government to continue with the school feeding program since most pupils who are less privileged have benefitted from it.

The program was graced by dignitaries such as the Municipal Co-ordinaing Director; Mr Mohammed Ali Amadu, the Presidind Member, Hon Joseph Gbeze, Mr Harry Evans Arthur; Municipal Director of Education,  Hon Regina Amanquah, Assembly Member for Dingla electoral Area, Unit committee members, the clergy and the media.  


Hon Amanquah flanked by the MCD; Mr Mohammed Ali Amadu and the Presiding Member, Hon Joseph Gbeze

Traditional authority, pupils and the general public at the program

Unveiling of plague by Hon Samuel Okoe Amanquah

Handing over of keys to the headmaster of Haana KKMA basic school; Mr Samuel Tetteh Thompson