The 1995 year group of the Old Students Association of the Ghana Senior High School in Tamale has donated 200 plastic chairs to the school as part of their efforts to give back to their alma mater.
The OGA 1995 also donated 200 pieces of nose masks and a large quantity of liquid soap to the management of the school to help in the fight against the novel Coronavirus.
The items are estimated to cost about 13 thousand Ghana cedis.
This is the second time the 1995 year group has donated to the school after it sponsored the live GBC broadcast of the 2018 edition of the school’s speech and prize giving day.
President of the 1995 year group, Abdullai Abdul-Malik who led the group to make the donation said the donation was to support the school prepare adequately ahead of its 60th anniversary which is scheduled to come this year.
He indicated that the year group is aware of the many challenges facing the school and promised that the group “will go back and put heads together to see which other projects of the school we can support to help the school develop”.
Headmistress of the Ghana Senior High School Hajia Amina Musah thanked the 1995 year group for the support to the school and called on the government and other philanthropic organizations to come to the aid of the school.
She mentioned the lack of Assembly Hall complex, classroom blocks, fence wall and deplorable state of some of the male dormitories as part of the challenges confronting the school.
Hajia Amina expressed appreciation to Hon Mohammed Awal, Business Development Minister ; John Dramani Mahama, former President; Chief Alhassan Andani, Pishigulana, and MD of Stanbic Bank as well Alhaji Mohammed Habibu Tijani, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs for their continued support to the school.
The Convener of the Year group, Alhaji Baba Yakubu Mohammed also admonished his colleagues and other year groups to show interest in the activities of the school and help with the development agenda of the school.
He revealed that the 1995 year Group is considering a Homecoming event to commemorate its 25th Anniversary.
Source: Edward A. Ken-Zorre | www.diamondfmonline.com | Ghana