The Adansi Asokwa Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged school children within its jurisdiction to be good citizens.

Visiting some schools within the District, the pupils were encouraged to be law-abiding and disciplined so as to be good citizens of Ghana.

The Commission is celebrating "citizenship week" on the theme "We are one, Ghana first".

Ms. Anita Cramer, the Assistant Director 2 A of Adansi Asokwa who served as a resource person, told the Bodwesango A. JHS pupils how beneficial it is to be obedient and law-abiding.

She tasked them to focus on their studies and shun practices that could lead them into trouble.

Ms. Cramer using her life as an example said: "As pupils, you ought to learn how to be good citizens so that when you grow, you become a great asset to the country."

George Amponsah Boateng, SCEO also has been charging the pupils to be tolerant and protective of the country's constitution.

He went ahead to caution them against acts that could destroy the peace currently been enjoyed in the country.

Speaking to the pupils, he revealed a lot goes into becoming a law-abiding adult. He revealed that the road to becoming good citizens starts from the stages they now find themselves in.

Frederick Akuamoah (ACEO), also encouraged the pupils to be dedicated to their goals and aspirations in life so that they shall be great pillars for the country.

"Pray, have vision and goals to accomplish your goals," he averred.

Lily Ampofoa Annor (PFO) emphasized on they focusing on their studies, eschewing all forms of deviance and living a life that would propel them into becoming good and loyal citizens of Ghana.

"You are our hope, our future leaders. We look up to you to make us proud for the benefit of this great nation," she said.

The team visited schools like Ayokoa M/A JHS, Bodwesango United JHS, Bodwesango A JHS, Bodwesango B JHS, Nyankomasu D/A JHS, Anhwiaso D/A JHS, Kojo Nkwanta D/A JHS, Adiembra D/A JHS amongst others.

Meanwhile, the team is to visit more schools as the Commission continues to celebrate its citizenship week observed annually across the country.