Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum following this year’s 6th March anniversary has wished all students, teachers and stakeholders contributing to the education sector a happy Independence Day.
Unfortunately, the annual 6th March parade will not be observed this year amid the surge in the country’s novel coronavirus cases.
Ghana’s Education Service (GES) in a letter sighted by Educationweb.com.gh said all activities related to this year’s 6th March celebration in the regions, Metropolitan/Municipal/District Assemblies have been suspended.
“This year’s 6th March celebration and all its related activities in the regions, Metropolitan/Municipal/District Assemblies have been suspended due to the high prevalence rate of Covid19,” an excerpt of the letter stated.
Dr Adutwum despite the suspension in a social media post sighted by Educationweb.com.gh said “Happy Independence Day to all Ghanaians, especially, pupil, students and teachers working in our education sector”
The Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe Constituency added that “Together, let’s work to make our nation great and strong.”