Girls’ education is key to the country’s success – Samira Bawumia
Ghana’s Second Lady Mrs. Hagia Samira Bawumia touched upon the importance of girls’ education in nation building.
As part of OLA’s 70th Annual Speech and Awards Day, it was held on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at the Volta Region (Girls) High School (SHS).
According to the Second Lady, “Girls’ education cannot be underestimated in the context of national development,” she said.
“This is the foundation on which we build strong communities, new lives and prosperous countries.
She added: “Educating girls is not just about imparting knowledge; It’s about making things happen for future generations. A history of empowerment, empowerment and the fire of change.
The Second Lady, known for her support of women’s empowerment and education in Ghana, praised the government’s free SHS program as the special guest of the event.
He stated that “Free SHS will be a game changer, especially for our girls who have historically faced barriers to accessing education, including financial constraints.”
He said the law was very effective. . Time, because according to available data, the number of female students has increased by 11 percent since its introduction.
In conclusion, Ms. Bawumia encouraged the students to be determined and committed to their goals.
she She said she has hope for their future.
“The world truly is your oyster. I believe in your ability to go forward and make your family and country proud,” he said.
70 years of Ola
Ola SHS is a girls’ school in Hanoi, Volta region, founded by the Missionary Sisters of the Virgin Mary in February 1954.
The school is one of the most prestigious girls’ schools in Ghana. They have raised many successful women who have excelled in many fields.