In a bid to inculcate in the citizenry the awareness of the 1992 constitution and to test their knowledge on its contents, the Municipal Directortae of the NCCE with the support of the Municipal Assembly organized a Smart Governor’s Constitution Quiz Competition in the Municipality on 29th September, 2022 at the Redemption Presby Church, Kokomlemle.
The NCCE Municipal Director, Rhoda Akueteh in a Welcome Address stated the purpose of the Competition as an avenue to educate young ones on the Constitution and not to name or shame anyone as it aims to encourage them to learn and be abreast with the content of the constitution which is the supreme law of the land and advised that all and sundry be it young or old get acquainted with its knowledge.
Participating in the maiden quiz competition was the following schools; Barnes Memorial institute, Providence School Limited, Winners International School and Gracedew International School
It was an interesting three-round competition. Round one had questions on the Constitution, round two was on true or false questions and also touched on the chapters of the 1992 Constitution. The final Round being Current affairs, witnessed questions from Ghana, Africa and the World at large.
The events witnessed an enthusiastic preparation and participation from all the schools but as every competition comes off with a winner; Winners International school emerged as the champions with 78 points qualifying to represent the Municipality in the zonal Smart Governors’ constitution quiz competition. Barnes Memorial School was second with an amazing 58 points, Gracedew came third with 51 points and Providence School Ltd was fourth with 45 points.
To seal the celebration and excitement, the schools were awarded with a beautiful citation each, Copies of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, some exercise books with all twelve contestants also receiving certificates of Participation and finally, the winner was awarded a beautiful trophy.
Madam Felicia Adu-Mensah a representative of the GES Municipal Director expressed her joy of seeing the young ones exhibit their knowledge on the constitution through the quiz organized. She applauded the NCCE for the programme and asked that more schools be encouraged to avail themselves to participate in such educational programmes. She also congratulated all the schools especially the winners for a good fight and emerging victorious.
The NCCE Municipal Director as well teachers and students expressed their sincerest gratitude to the Ayawaso Central Municipal Assembly headed by Hon. Mohamed Quaye for the tremendous support in making the programme a reality