Roselyn Osaah Sarfowaah, 15years , from the Lighthouse Mission School in Ejura emerged the winner of The Essay competition dubbed “I write for development challenge, 2018”.

The essay is an initiative of Rural Smile Foundation, an NGO Registered in Ghana to help in the areas of Education, Health, Economic Empowerment as well as Agriculture and also with support from National Readers Association.

The topic put out was ‘ Assuming we are in the year 2021, and you happen to be the Municipal Chief Executive for Ejura-Sekyedumase, in not less than 400 words, what will you do to slice the sanitation problem in the municipality ‘

The aim of the Essay competition is to allow students to sharpen their writing skills and also help them write for development. In all , about fifty five (55) took part of the Essay competition and three(3 ) selected for the award. Bamba Barkisu was second and Charlotte Osei Poku who are all from New Kingdom International School.

Roselyn Osaah Sarfowaah took home School Uniform, School Bag, Books and Certificate. The 1st and 2nd runner ups, Bamba Barkisu and Charlotte Osei Poku, took home School Uniform, Books and Certificate

The Executive Director for Rural Smile Foundation, Mr . Abubakar Saddique Ahmed admonished students to cultivate the habit of writing since that will help in the general performance at school.

Mr. Patrick Ofori, the GES Director of Education for Ejura-Sekyedumase also bemoaned the seemingly poor performance of students when it comes to writing essays.

He used the opportunity to call on parents,teachers and other stakeholders to help students to do well in writing.

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