The payment of allowance to teacher trainees has become a pivotal issue in the lead up to the December 7 polls and Emelia Brobbey has shared her experience with regards to when she was receiving allowance as a teacher trainee.
Popular actress, Emelia Brobbey has revealed to Amansan Krakye in an exclusive interview on Kastle FM that the allowance she received as a teacher trainee was so helpful and a timely intervention.
She recounted “The allowance i received at the Kibi Training College was so helpful and when it comes I would go to the Kibi town to go and do washing of my hair after that I will use some of the money to do my hairstyle.
“I used some of the allowance to buy some items that will help me survive on campus so in fact I was really happy and the allowance was really helpful.”
Emelia Brobbey who was trained as a teacher at the Kibi Presbyterian Training College now College of Education said she used her ‘back pay’ to build a room at her hometown.
She added: “The allowance i was receiving helped me a lot and when I was posted to go and teach my salary kept long before coming.
“So finally when I got paid I got my back pay so I went to my hometown in Akyim Swedru to build some small room there,” she told Amansan Krakye on Kastle Entertainment Show.
Source: Amansan Krakye (kastlefmonline.com)