The Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia During his tour in the Upper West Region visited Tumu in the Sissala East Municipality on the 11th October 2022, he was accompanied by the Deputy Minister for Water Resources and Sanitation, who doubles as Member of Parliament for Sissala East, Hon. Amidu Chinnia to the Tumu Kuoro’s Palace, Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton.
He indicated in a statement that the Nana Akufo-Addo led government is Retooling The Only Technical and Vocational School in the Municipality.
“… You are also seeing that we are paying attention to Vocational education and we have established a TVET Service just like we have the Ghana Education service and we are investing in many State of the art technical and Vocational institutions in the country and Retooling them, even St. Clare’s Vocational and Technical Institute in this Constituency,this District has seen a major Retooling of their equipment, not only are we improving their infrastructure we have also made technical and Vocational education free just like Senior High School Education so that our people can have access to it.”
He indicated Government’s commitment to support farmers through the planting for food and jobs project.