Savannah Regional Minister, Mr. Adam Salifu Braimah, has provided scholarships to 310 needy students in Salaga South constituency to enable them continue with tertiary education.

The scholarships, worth GHC 80,000.00, is to support the beneficiaries, who were brilliant, but lack financial support, to continue their education.

Mr. Braimah, who doubles as Member of Parliament for Salaga South, told the Ghana News Agency during a tour of the constituency that the aim is to enable the students to make meaningful contributions to the development of the area and the country as a whole.

He said a number of youth from the constituency learning technical and vocational skills were also supported to acquire the requisite skills to empower them to create their own jobs.  

Mr. Braimah pointed out that, the NPP government is committed to developing the human resource capacity of the youth in the area in order to enable them take up responsible positions in the development agenda of the country.

The Minister further noted that a number of classroom blocks in the Salaga South constituency have been completed, while others were renovated to provide a conducive environment for teaching and learning.

They include the Kayereso, Kalande, Sisipe, Upando, Abrumase, Bunkwa, Kuwani, Kpembu, Jemtitu, Immamiya, and Upando Primary and Junior High Schools.

Government is also constructing several development projects in the areas of health, local governance, economic development and others to help improve the living conditions of people in the area.

Mr. Braimah, said a 12-unit classroom block and a hostel facility have also completed and furnished for the Kpembe Health Training school.