An aspiring NPP parliamentary candidate for Asante Akyem South, Eric Amofa Junior, has underscored the need for the young people in the constituency to take advantage of the unprecedented educational policies of the government to secure a better future for themselves.
According to him, education is the best and single most expensive legacy any government can bequeath its citizens.
The international financial expert said there are still more young people especially girls who are not in school in the area.
Speaking to a section of the media at Juaso in the Asante Akyem South Municipality, Mr. Amofa Junior expressed the need for parents, traditional, religious and opinion leaders to encourage the youth to educate themselves.
“This is the only surrest way Asante Akyem South can have the needed quality human resource for accelerated socio-economic development “.
The NPP parliamentary aspirant disclosed that education, youth and women empowerment, health, agriculture, water and sanitation will be his main priority areas.
Mr. Amofa acknowledged the roles played by the former and current Members of Parliament, the Municipal Chief Executive and traditional leaders in advancing the development of Asante Akyem South Municipality.
He, however, observed that the time had come for a more vibrant, committed and visionary leader who will mobilize the people and more resources to develop the Asante Akyem South Constituency.