The Yilo State Basic school in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region has received a massive facelift as the structure has been refurbished and handed over to the School.
The commissioning ceremony was held at the forecourt of the school by Goldkey properties as part of their 25th anniversary celebration on Friday, January 21, 2022.
The structure which was in a dilapidated state and was on the verge of collapse has received the support of Goldkey properties, a subsidiary of CH Group of companies after TEAM CSR, a local Non-Governmental Organization appealed to them to help refurbish the structure to enhance teaching and learning.
According to the CEO/Founder of the NGO, Mr. Jonathan Akuamoah, his attention was drawn by the Queen mother of Salosi, Nana Awo Otinor I who hailed from the area.
After appealing to Goldkey for support they allocated close to 100,000 Ghana cedis to refurbish the 3-units classroom block, refurbish and paint the entire blocks” he added.
The school authority says, hitherto, they have limited classrooms to the extent that one of the classroom accommodating special education in the entire municipality has to be released for the Junior High School and that this has given them and student populace a sigh of relief.
Mr. Alex Dordor who spoke on behalf of Goldkey said, the company is committed to developing people from the younger ages and even though they have a lot of proposals at their disposal with respect to school building, Yilo State Basic school was selected as one of those that needed urgent attention.
In addition, Goldkey has donated four (4) dustbins to help keep the school compound clean. The euphoria that accompanied the commissioning was so great and refreshing.