Oduman Asuaba M/A Basic School classroom block
Oduman Asuaba M/A Basic School classroom block

Total Petroleum Ghana, a highly reputable oil marketing company, has commissioned a school facility for the Tigboro Jeffiri District in the Upper West Region.

The school, Assembly Kindergarten and Primary School, benefited from a fully furnished three-unit classroom block with additional facilities like administrative offices for the headmistress and staff, a playground, a KVIP, ‘a urinal facility and a mechanized borehole to provide portable water.

Present at the commissioning were the District Chief Executive for the area as well as officials from the Assembly, School Authorities and members of the community.

Speaking at the commissioning, the Managing Director of Total Petroleum Ghana, Mr Eric Fachini said supporting education was part of the company’s core corporate social responsibility.

He explained that the company’s activities go beyond retailing of product and services, to giving back to the community, which it has been doing for over 60 years of its presence in Ghana, adding that, Total Petroleum supports education all over the country through road safety campaigns for school children, malaria prevention programmes and educational scholarships.

“It is with much gladness that we compliment government’s efforts to eradicate schools under trees and promote quality education as a sustainable development goal.”

“The school project, which took off on July 6, 2017, was to help meet the infrastructural needs of the Tigboro Jeffiri school, and we are confident that it will improve learning and student enrollment”, he added.

Mr Fanchini assured that Total Petroleum will continue to invest in such community projects to help improve the lives of the people.

The District Chief Executive, Madam Christiana Bomanye Amadu, commended Total Petroleum for investing in education, a vital aspect for societal growth.

She said the initiative contributes to the existing educational policies of the government to improve education and gave the assurance that the beautiful edifice put up by the company would be properly maintained to serve the intended purpose.

The Headmistress of the school, Madam Joyce Garyoun, thanked Total Petroleum Ghana for making her school “a better one” and for creating a conducive learning environment for both teachers and students.
GNA/Newsghana.com.gh

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