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Regional News Sun, 2 Oct 2016

Veep presents bus to Ntotroso Nursing College

Vice President Amissah-Arthur cutting the ribbon to present the bus to the school authorities.

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Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has emphasized governments commitment continue to invest in the youth since are they future of the country.

He explained that investing in educational and health infrastructure of the country also translates into investing in the prospect of the youth.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur was speaking at the presentation of a 52-Seater Benz Bus to the Ntotroso College of Nursing in the Asutifi North of the Brong Ahafo Region.

The bus which was acquired by GETFund and presented by the Vice President to the school was in fulfillment of a promise he made to the college to get them a bus to ease their transportation challenges which was major problem facing the institution.

The school which was established about three years ago currently has a student population of 820 and staff strength of 34.

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Vice President Amissah-Arthur also commended the Ntotroso Traditional Council for their initiative to establish the nursing training institution in the area.

He said the government would continue to offer support for such laudable initiatives which are intended to educate the youth in Ntotroso.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur also appealed to the people especially the youth in the area to vote to re

new the mandate of President John Mahama and the NDC in the December 7 elections.

He said their vote retain the NDC government in power would also ensure the continuous benefits of the people from numerous developmental projects initiated by government in the area.

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Berima Twereku Ampem III, Omanhene of the Ntotroso Traditional area praised Vice President Amissah-Arthur for fulfilling his promised to provide the school with a bus to ease its transportation challenges when he visited institution some few months ago.

He also commended President Mahama and the NDC government for initiating numerous developmental projects in the area.

He explained that the Ntotroso Nursing College was established from the community's share of royalties from the Newmont Mining Company working in the area.

Berima Twereku Ampem also appealed to the government and the GETFund to provide the school with a science laboratory and boys dormitory to enhance the accommodation needs of the students.

Later, Berima Twereku Ampem and Ntotroso Traditional Council also donated a ram to Vice President Amissah-Arthur to show their appreciation for the goods things that he has been doing for the area.

Source: GNA