The Services Junior High School from the Burma Camp was adjudge the winner for the District Quiz competition organised by NCCE, held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at the Tenashie Junior High School, La.
The winner for the competition was presented with a Plaque, four copies of the constitution, and certificates and books to contestants and their patrons. The first and the second runner-up were also received a plaque, four copies of the constitution, and certificates to contestant’s patrons and books.
Participating schools were the 5BN, Services Junior High School, La St Paul’s Junior High School, La Wireless Junior High School, Osu Home Junior High School, and Association Community Model School.
Mr Emmanuel Mettle, the director for National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) said that the NCCE is embarking on National Quiz Competition dubbed ‘Smart Governors Constitution Quiz Competition’ which seeks to project and promote the significance of the 1992 Republican Constitution to the youth and inculcate in them the brainpower of civic duty for national development. He mentioned that the annual event also pursues to lure active citizenship from the Basic school pupils to enable them to play a part in the promoting and supporting Ghana’s democracy
According to Mr Emmanuel Mettle, the Ghanaian students has been acknowledged as a most important foundation of human capital and are key agents for socio-culture, economic and political development in our present dispensation. Moreover, he mentioned that it is important to nurture and harness the intellectual abilities of the students by inculcating into them the constitution for Ghana and national development.
The intents of the quiz competition was to create awareness of the Ghana Constitution,LaDMA Bye-Laws and to test civic knowledge of the students.Mr Emmanuel thanked the MCE and the assembly for their support for the program.