The Minister of Education has, for the first time in the history of Kokoyah School District in Bong County, broken ground for the construction of a high school in the area.
It will be named the Kokoyah Central High School build in Botota city, District one in rural Bong County.
This is an initiative of the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Education.
At the ceremony in Botota, Education Minister, on behalf of President George Manneh Weah broke ground. He said the government, through the IRISE project with support from the World Bank, will expand and build 25 public high schools across the 15 counties.
Minister Sonii said the move is to ensure that every Educational District in the Republic has at least a senior Secondary School.
He maintained that the school will be constructed with state of the art furniture and equipment.
The cheering audience couldn’t stop lauding government for the efforts being made to build a High school in their area.
According to the citizens, the project will solve the long standing challenges students normally face in furthering their education after completion of junior high school.
The Botota Citizens can’t wait, as they have already vowed to offer volunteer services during the construction exercise.
The citizens disclosed that the construction of a High School in their area is a dream come true after years of having different conversations on the matter.
The ground breaking in Botota City, rural Bong County, now brings to two the numbers of new schools to be built by the government.
As the tour continues, several ground breaking ceremonies will take place.
25 new schools are poised to be built by the government through the IRISE project and the World Bank.