Ashanti Region: Sod cut for TVET school at Manso Nkwanta


Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has cut sod for the construction of a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) facility at Manso Nkwanta in the Ashanti Region.

The initiative aimed at producing artisans in the Manso area to address the country’s unemployment problem.

The project, which is described as ultra-modern, is scheduled to be completed in three years for US$1.4 million.

Education Minister cuts sod for TVET facility at Manso Nkwanta
The Minister of Education expressed his delight that the Japanese government has decided to work with the Ghanaian government to establish a TVET institution in Manso Nkwanta.

He stated that the Institute will have very magnificent edifices with all equipment intact to enable its seamless operation.

“It’s going to be a great institution by all standards, the Japanese government, TVET infrastructure with TVET curriculum merged with that of Ghana is going to produce great outcomes for us as a nation. So we are excited that today we’ve done the sod cutting,” he noted.

The Minister further stated that the sod-cutting ceremony ought to remind the people of the area that the government has not abandoned them and that the project is just one of many in the works.

Education Minister cuts sod for TVET facility at Manso Nkwanta
Ms Rieko Suzuki- Kitaoka, Chairman of the SDGs Promise Japan, stated that the project will kick off another excellent partnership between Japan and Ghana.

She commended the Manso Nkwanta Traditional Area’s Paramount Chief for donating land for the school and stated that her organization will work relentlessly to ensure the school is built with high-quality infrastructure and equipment.

Ms Rieko stated that the school will train learners to be skill-oriented, which will aid in self-development as well as community development through the application of new solutions.

“We want the school to become a forefront for African and Japanese collaboration, we will build the school that respects various cultures, home of basic invention and values,” she added.

Nana Bi- Kusi Appiah, Chief of the Manso Nkwanta Traditional Area, applauded the Ghana government and Japan for their good intentions for the people of the area.

Education Minister cuts sod for TVET facility at Manso Nkwanta
He stated that after the school is completed, many young people in the town and beyond will have the opportunity to learn skills that will allow them to start their enterprises without relying on the government.

Mr Appiah promised that the community will rally behind the contractor to secure the completion of work because of the benefits it will bring to the neighbourhood.

Education Minister cuts sod for TVET facility at Manso Nkwanta
Meanwhile, the construction will be handled by a Ghanaian company called 2K construction limited.

Dr Adutwum encouraged students at Jachie Pramso and Mansoman Senior High Schools to take their studies seriously and avoid examination misconduct in their internal and West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

He also warned them against destruction and hooliganism in their schools.


Email Daily Mail GH: or
Whatsapp: +233(0)509928122


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here