The Member of Parliament(MP) for Ho West Constituency in the Volta Region, Hon Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah, has admonished Junior High School students from his constituency to stick to their books.
He also urged them to eschew truancy and strive to read their books so they could excel in their education.
Hon Bedzrah gave the advise when he addressed students Anyiramase D/A JHS at HoWest, when they took an excursion to Parliament House in Accra on Thursday March 14, this year.
While interacting with the students, the MP charged them to be shining examples worth emulating by other children in the constituency.
He said though students performance in the constituency have improved at the last academic year, it was his wish that they step up their study and ensure that they excels better than their predecessors.
Mr Bedzrah assured the Students that as MP, he remained committed to ensuring every child has opportunity to quality education to help the area to rid off poverty as education is the bedrock of development.
He told the students, they are the nation’s future leaders hence they must not fail their parents, adding that each of them have the chance of succeeding him in parliament should they study hard and excel in their exams.
He further advised both the Students and their teachers to continue to work hard to lift up the good name of the constituency with good academic performance and other education discipline.
The MP took time to educate the students on proceedings and other duties of parliamentarians, both inside and outside the chambers.
Mr Ernest Norgbey, MP for Ashaiman, also advised the students to be self discipline and restrain themselves from social vices that could affect their future.
He further asked them to obey their teachers and respect elders in their communities to enable them grow into responsible citizens.
Master SitsopeAmevor, Class Prefect to the School on behalf of his colleagues expressed gratitude to the MP for the admonition and promised to stick to their books to enable them excel in life.
He told THE REPUBLIC they have come to learn a lot which would go a long way to enhance their understanding of the work of the Legislative arm of government and appreciate the role of their MPs.
The students of about 41 in number, were accompanied by eight teachers visit parliament and other places of interests including Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum before returning to Ho West.
Source: therepublicnewson.com/Felix Nyaaba