Authorities of the Barhamiya Islamic Basic School in the Sunyani Municipality of the Bono Ahafo Region are appealing to stakeholders to aid the School to expand its infrastructure. They made the plea during a clean up exercise on the premises of the GBC in Sunyani as part of Islamic Education Week.
Speaking in an interview, some pupils mentioned lack of a toilet facility as one of the major challenges confronting the school.
Islam Education Week 2019 is being marked under the theme, “Addressing the challenges in Islamic Schools: The role of stakeholders.”
Islamic Basic School in Sunyani, was established in 1985. Its infrastructure is however in a bad shape as it has not seen any major rehabilitation since its construction. As part of activities marking Islamic Education Week, a section of the pupils spent time cleaning the premises of the GBC in Sunyani. They weeded and swept and succeeded in making the place cleaner than they found it.
Speaking to some students they mentioned the challenge of lack of a toilet facility in the School.
Speaking in an interview, a Social Studies Teacher of the School, Mr Asomah Gilbert explained that, the school was first established as an Arabic school but has resorted to the Ghana Education (GES) academic system over time making their population to increase to 330.