According to him, through some education and interventions from governmental and non-governmental agencies, some of the students were gradually refraining from abandoning their education for fishing. He however called for collaboration among the various agencies to ensure a lasting solution to the phenomenon stressing the need for monitoring and evaluation of the various interventions. Mr Mensah also urged parents in Tema Manhean to frequently pay visits to their childrens school to ensure that they attend classes. He explained that some of the children outsmart their parents by dressing in their school uniforms when leaving home, but never reach the school as they change their clothes mid-way and turn towards the fishing harbour to pursue personal adventures. He also educated the students on company website the provisions of the Childrens Act 1998.
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