Western North Regional Minister, Hon Joojo Rocky Obeng in an interview with Umara Sanda, host of cititv FaceToFace program on May 18, 2021, revealed that desk deficit stood at about 67,000 in the region.
Following this development, Hon Joojo Obeng said on the show that he will try to achieve the 1 school child 1 desk agenda.
Today, 23 July 2021 at Sefwi Bekwai, the minister handed over the highest number of study desks so far to the good people of Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai.
Despite the Municipality placing second in primary and secondary education outcomes, the deficit remains the biggest at seventeen thousand.
Honourable Joojo Obeng said with the kind of support that he continues to receive from His Excellency the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Minister of Education- Dr Adutwum and his Deputy, Rev. Ntim Fordjour, Western North school children will soon be without the suffering of study desks shortage.
In attendance were the MCE, Hon. Alfred Amoah, Nana Marfo Panyi – Adontehene of Bekwai Traditional Area.