Ghanaian veteran actor, Bill Asamoah and others are holding a charity event on Friday, November 12, 2021. The Ashtown Citizens Club’s baby The Hope Initiative seeks to donate stationery materials to schools in the Ashtown community. The community is a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
Precisely, the initiative attempts to condition the minds of 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates ahead of November 15.
“I will be going back to my Hood @Ashtown tomorrow with these noble men and dignitaries to engage with stakeholders in the education sector, final year students writing BECE, parents and philanthropists to render my support and also encourage our future leaders as they prepare to write their exams.” Asamoah wrote.
The actor also quoted Helen Keller. He shared “The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” Thus, he believes goodness people do for others are actually done for themselves.
Also gracing the events are Dr Osei Kwame Despite, CEO of Despite Group, Hon. Maxwell Kofi Jumah – Managing Director of GIHOC, Hon. Alan John Kyeremanteng – Minister of Trade and Industry. Interestingly, they are all guests of honour. The guest speakers include Eunice Attakora Manu of Pure FM, Phrimpong the musician. The Member of Parliament for Manhyia South constituency and Minister of Energy, Hon. Mathew Opoku Prempeh is attending too.
Bill Asamoah who is also a guest speaker would join Andy Dosty and Lee Stanley Baker all of Multimedia to MC the event. St. Anne’s Anglican School will host it.
Meanwhile, the Ghana Education Service has released a press ahead of the exams. In the press, it affirmed that the exam will take off from Monday, November 15 to Friday, November 19, 2021. According to GES, all the 2,158 centres across the country will observe the same schedule. The institution has congratulated all the 571,894 candidates. However, it has warned them and other stakeholders to desist from any form of malpractices.