He made the call in Accra recently at the presentation of Special Certificate of Appreciation to 14 corporate bodies which sponsored the 2012 edition of the Awards.
The certificates were jointly signed by President John Dramani Mahama and the Minister of Education, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang.
The companies are SIC Life, EPP Books Ltd, Ecobank, Zepto Ltd, Plan Ghana, Ghana Commercial Bank, Top Kings Estate Ltd, Innolinks, Somotex Ltd, rlg Communications, MTN Ghana Foundation, Metropolitan Pension Trust and Starlife Assurance Co. Ltd.
Mr. Kyeremeh acknowledged the immense contributions of teachers to national development, and emphasised the need to reward them adequately.
He, therefore, called on teachers to put in their maximum efforts towards the promotion of learning in schools.
The Chief Executive Officer of EPP Books Ltd, Mr Gibrine Adam, received the certificates on behalf of the recipients, and pledged their continuous support to the government’s decision to reward outstanding teachers.