Parents and Guardians in Agormanya in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of Eastern region have been admonished to invest in their wards education.
According Mr Nyermi- Teye Paul, a Pastor of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and a lecturer at Grace Biblical College at Somanya, investing in the education of their children must be considered topmost priority over any other thing.
He gave the charge when he chaired the 5th Anniversary and Graduation ceremony of the Save Day Academy at Agormanya.
Speaking to Jaman Dehyee Opambour of Angel News, Mr Nyermi- Teye Paul bemoaned how some parents and guardians had the notion that investing their monies at Banks, trading or doing other business are the best ways to get profits since they want to be successful in future.
However, he discourage that belief and added that investments in education should be seen as the biggest thing in order to bear its fruit in future.
“At times we want to trade, we want to invest our monies at the Bank to get profits and at times want to do other businesses to earn profits and be successful in future but having a child is a blessing from God so investing in child’s education is very important and better than other investments that we do,” he stated.
He thus schooled parents not to see the investments they have made in their wards education as immediate profit but should project enjoying its return in some 10 or 15 years.
On her part, the headmistress of Save Day Academy, Miss Ruth Kosi, stressed the need for parents and guardians to take full responsibilities of their children’s education.
“We are pleading to the parents or guardians when there is a program like this we encourage them to come and support their ward’s to graduate. You could see when it was time to graduate the students, some of the parents or guardians were not around which it made their ward’s stranded with a disgrace, so we are appealing to parents and guardians to help us raise theirs ward’s for the best future,” she lamented.
The headmistress furthered by appealing to government to at least support the private educational sector with infrastructure to enable them deliver quality education to the country.