Source: Ben Laryea
Ron-Brown Memorial School have been crowned as the winners of this year’s National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) 1992 constitution “smart quiz competition in Ayawaso North Municipality in Accra.
It was organised by the National Commission for Civic Education and hosted by Ibaadulah Preparatory school under the auspices of the Ayawaso North Municipal Assembly and aimed at educating the youth on civic responsibilities and sensitise them also on the governance structure of the country for socio-economic development.
Other contesting schools are Darul-Hijrah Islamic Basic School, Francis X’avier R/C Basic School and Ron-Brown Memorial School.
Sponsors of the competition includes Ayawaso North Municipal Assembly, Member of Parliament for Ayawaso North Mr. Yusif Jajah, Assembly member for Mamobi East Electoral Area, Honourable Benjamin Anabila who doubles as Chairman of Mamobi Zonal Council and New Patriotic Chairman (NPP) Chairman of Ayawaso North Constituency Mr. Robert Annor, Ghana Private Road, Transport Unions (GPRTU) such Mamobi 37 station, Mamobi Gutter, CMB branch among others.
In an address, the Director of the National Commission for Civic Education for Ayawaso North Municipality, Mrs. Eunice Nkrumah said the competition is geared towards empowering the youth and inculcate in them a sense and insights of civic duties and responsibilities to enhance the country’s growth and development.
According to her, the competition will consequently urged students to be involved and participate in citizenship activities in sustaining the country’s democracy.
“The gesture among others will also encourage reading among the youth and broaden citizen’s knowledge about the relevance of the 1992 constitution, standing orders of Parliament and local governance act of the Republic of Ghana,”
Mrs. Nkrumah added that the quiz forms part of the strategies the NCCE exhibits to execute his core mandate and values which basically educate the citizenry on the principals and objectives of the 1992 constitution in order for Ghanaians to engender civic duties and responsibilities of the country.
She however commended the participating schools and students for the interest and commitment shown towards the preparation of the quiz and challenged them to play a lead role towards the promotion in sustaining the country’s democracy, adding further that they must uphold the principals of the constitution at all times.
For his part, the Assembly Man of Mamobi East Electoral Area, Hon. Benjamin Anabila congratulated the contesting schools, for their brilliant performance and explained that the respective schools are all winners of the quiz competition.
He advised all to share the experience they have encounter during the competition and again applauded them of a resounding performance.
The contesting schools were awarded trophies, certificates of participation and teaching aids.