The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama, Francis Asenso-Boakye, has hosted 55 pupils from his constituency at Parliament House in Accra.
The go to, the primary of its variety since Mr. Asenso-Boakye assumed office as MP for Bantama in the Ashanti area in January 2021, noticed 55 selected students throughout numerous schools in his constituency, along with their lecturers touring Parliament on Tuesday, November 1.
Prior to Mr. Asenso-Boakye assembly the group, the students had a guided tour of the House, adopted by an statement in the chamber of proceedings of Parliament for the day.
Addressing the pupils after a session in parliament, the MP, who can be the Minister of Works and Housing, urged them to make education a precedence in their lives because it will guarantee they’ve a greater future.
“Without education, I would not be where I am today, so you have to take your education seriously,” he suggested them.
He additionally explained the significance and performance of Parliament to the pupils, by saying that, “You elect us to come here to debate and discuss issues affecting the whole country. That is part of the work we do here in the House of Parliament.”
Other member of Parliament additionally took turns to share phrases of encouragement with the students. They included Alexander Afenyo Markin, MP for Effutu & Deputy Majority Leader; Dominic Nitiwul, MP for Bimbilla & Minister for Defence; Samuel Atta Akyea, MP for Abuakwa South; Abena Osei Asare, MP for Atiwa East & Deputy Minister for Finance.
Others have been Francisca Oteng-Mensah, MP for Kwabre East; Vincent Ekow Assafuah, MP for Old Tafo; Kingsley Nyarko, MP for Kwadaso; and Ama Pomaa Boateng, MP for Juaben and Deputy Communications Minister.
MP for Atiwa East and Deputy Minister for Finance, Abena Osei Asare urged the pupils to construct good relationships wherever they discover themselves.
“Building a good relationship is very important. So, learn to build good relationships aside your classroom education”.
Mr. Alexander Afenyo Markins, MP for Effutu suggested them to chorus from any acts that will put their future in jeopardy, and make good use of services obtainable to them, together with the web.
The students have been appreciative to the MP for the chance given them.
“Today is my first time here and I have seen a lot of things, and also heard a lot of advice,” one of many students asserted.
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