Hon, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Member of Parliament of North Tongu, has donated infant incubator, and handed over a new 6-unit primary school to his Constituency.
According to information reaching Ghana Africa News, the new 6-unit primary school was handed over to the Morklikpo Village school at the river overbank, and the infant incubator to the Akuse Government Hospital, both in the North Tongu Constituency in the Volta Region.
Speaking after the handing over of the primary school, Hon, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, pointed that the Morklikpo school is one of some thirty primary schools under construction in very hard to reach communities.
“We are determined to totally eliminate the phenomenon of schools-under-trees and end the unacceptable spectacle of children walking long distances to access education”, he assured.
Hon, Ablakwa promised that he will keep doing his best to remove all barriers to children’s fundamental right to quality education, especially in the Volta Region, through his constituency.
At the Akuse Government Hospital, where Hon, Okudzeto Ablakwa donated the infant incubator, it was observed by Ghana Africa News that, since the establishment of the Hospital in 1911, the hospital made history to successfully carried out its first delivery of conjoined twins (Siamese twins).
Information reaching Ghana Africa News is that, mother and conjoined babies who were all from the North Tongu constituency, Torgorme are well and doing great.
In expressing his gratitude to the medical team, Hon, Okudzeto Ablakwa celebrated the medical team led by Dr. Tyrus Valmont for this remarkable feat. “I am Grateful to the management of Akuse Government Hospital for the invitation to witness this very rare phenomenon”, he appreciated.
It is worth noting that even though the health facility is located in the Eastern Region, it serves many of the North Tongu constituents in the Torgorme/Fodzoku/Juapong enclave because of proximity and an impressive track record. “To mark the historic occasion, I donated an infant incubator to end years of lack of an incubator at the hospital”, Hon, Okudzeto Ablakwa added.
Among the items donated by, Hon, Okudzeto Ablakwa were other items requested by the experts for mother and children.
Hon, Okudzeto Ablakwa has pledged to shoulder all financial commitments including the cost of final surgery leading to the separation of the conjoined babies who appear to be joined at the thorax.
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