Kpone (Near Tema), July 16, GNA - The Accra Grammar School in Oyibi has won the 2022 Kpone-Katamanso Municipal quiz organised by the Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in Kpone.
Eight schools were selected from the various private and public basic schools within the municipality to participate in the Smart Governance Quiz organised by the NCCE in collaboration with the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA).
The final stage of the competition was contested by four schools which were; Michel Camp number one school which managed 18 points, Prince KKMA school 36 points, Martin Luther school also pulled 36 points whilst the winning school Accra Grammar school bagged 37 points.
Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Kpone, Mr. Seth Sotie, the Kpone Katamanso NCCE Director stated that the essence of the quiz was to encourage the students to develop an interest in reading and understanding the 1992 constitution of the Republic of Ghana.
He mentioned that the NCCE in the Kpone-Katamanso as part of its priorities would ensure every student within the Municipality has at least one pocket-size constitution.
Mr. Sotie urged stakeholders within the education sector to incorporate teaching the tenets of the 1992 Constitution into the basic school curriculums to equip the students with the details of the constitution as they progress in the various stages in life.
The Municipal NCCE Director opined that the quiz would become an annual activity on the Municipal NCCE calendar, stressing that the commission existed to ensure citizens were well sensitised on their rights and how to exercise such privileges as Ghanaians.
Ms. Barikisu Nfadina grade eight student of the Oyibi Accra Grammar school expressed gratitude to the NCCE for organising the quiz competition, adding that the competition had offered them the opportunity to study the 1992 Constitution.
She advised students to take their lessons very seriously stressing that understanding the constitution would help them become responsible citizens in the country.
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