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General News Wed, 14 Jul 2010

Government will invest in human resource development

Koforidua, July 14 GNA - Ms Ophelia Koomson, the Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive,

says the government would invest a greater chunk of the nation's resources in human resource

development.

She said the introduction of free exercise books and school uniforms programmes, increase in

capitation grant and the expansion of the school feeding programme were interventions to

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cushion parents financially.

Ms Koomson said this when he presented government's free exercise books to schools in the

municipality at a ceremony at Akyem Oda on Wednesday.

She told parents to report any school authority who might attempt to sell the books to their

children.

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Ms Koomson appealed to parents to take advantage of government's intervention in education

to send their children, especially the girl-child to school.

Mr David Afram, Municipal Director of Education, who received the books, said the books would

enhance teaching and learning in the schools.

Source: GNA