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The Member of Parliament for the North Dayi constituency, Joycelyn Tetteh, has hosted pupils of St Joseph R/C Basic school from Afoega-Agatanyigbe in the Volta Region at Parliament House.
The school children were hosted in Parliament on the account of Tetteh’s initiative to ensure that children of school going age from her District get the opportunity to observe and understand procedures in Parliament.
Briefing the media she disclosed that the school is the forth to be hosted by her in Parliament from the beginning of this year.
The youthful NDC MP, maintained that her motive for bringing the school children from her area to the August House is to broaden their knowledge on activities of Legislators in Parliament.
“I actually spend a lot to bring the school children from my constituency to see what we do here as Parliamentarians. Even though they do see me at home on weekends they lack knowledge on what we do here.
“I have been telling the girls among them to remember the terms I thought them to always shun acts that would result in teenage pregnancy by saying “excuse me” to any guy or man who would try to lure them into immoral sexual acts,” she stated.
She said “The last time I made a statement on the floor of Parliament on teenage pregnancy, its has become part of my initiative to help fight the menace of teenage pregnancy in the country as well as in my constituency”
She told the pupils to stick to their books and eschew truancy to enable them grow into responsible adulthood.
Ms Tetteh admonished them to respect and obey their parents and teachers in their communities and study hard to pass their examinations with flying colours
Source: Kwesi Coomson, Parliament