School children at the Danase D/A Basic school in Afigya Kwabre North District of the Ashanti Region, went home hungry on Thursday, 14, 2019, following the destruction of their food and cooking utensils by the constituency NPP chairman.
The population of 423 school children who were ready to be severed with the food of the school feeding programme had to go home in vain in the afternoon as the NPP chairman who also doubles as the branch Elder of The Church Of Pentecost at Denase, Elder Charles Amaniampong a.k.a “Enye mahuoden” destroyed their food.
The Caterers alleged that the NPP’s chairman is not in support of the school feeding contract given to one Mr Ofori therefore, decided to turndown the contract since it was not through his endorsement that the contract were awarded.
Some eyewitnesses who were around when the incident happened were shocked at the Elder for such action on what they described as shameful act which brought stop the preparation of the student’s lunch.
Speaking to A.S Osei Yaw, who is the the School Management Chairman confirmed the incident to Kaakyire Kwasi Afari at the scene, and threatened law suit against the chairman.
But to Mr Ofori who claims is been awarded the contract lamented on the issue and has cautioned the NPP chairman to refund the cost of the food.
He said he passed all requisite processes to win the contract of the school feeding in the district.
Story by Emmanuel koranteng.