Ghanaians asked to preserve their cultural heritage

Yendi (NR), Jan. 29, GNA – The Yendi Municipal Education Director, Mr. Ziblim Natogmah, has called on Ghanaians to preserve the country’s cultural heritage towards national development.

He said sense of patriotism was giving way to moral decadence and the desire of people; especially the youth, to get rich quick.

Mr. Ziblim was speaking at Public Schools Orientation Tour 2011/2012, organized for Yendi Senior High School, Dagbon State Senior High Technical School and stakeholders, at Yendi.

He said the programme was aimed at orientating students on issues such as corruption, armed robbery and fraud.

The Yendi Municipal Information Director, Mr. Edward Atta Kojo Dawuni, said the Ministry of Information in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service with support from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, was embarking on a nationwide orientation tour in public schools, dubbed: “Public Schools Orientation Tour 2011/2012”.

Mr. Dawuni said the Ministry of Information has appointed Greengold Media Consult Limited to produce a proposal for consideration, to carry out the tour in 170 Metropolitan, Municipal and Districts across the country.

The motivational icon, Mr. Francis Xavier Sosu, said education could help children to change their environment, and

commended the Government for investing in human resource towards national development.

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