Tamale Girls SHS Honour One-On-One Foundation


Tamale Girls Senior High School has honoured the CEO of One-On-One Foundation, Mr. Emmanuel Ola Williams (GAS MAN), and his team for their contribution towards the development of sports in the school.

The presentations took place on Wednesday the 1st of May 2024, during the 25th-anniversary celebration of the school in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana.

As part of the celebrations, the management of the school orgainsed a ‘Bornefire Night” and a Road Show in collaboration with One-On-One Foundation.

Other activities included a Cooking Competition (Cook-a-thon) among the six houses namely Hawa Yakubu, Baffour, Gbanzaba, Susana Alhassan, Dakpemah, Nkrumahand one old student.

The Headmistress of the school, Miss Asha Asumsh expressed her gratitude to One-On-Foundation, Wilmar Africa as well as the Old Students and others who played various roles to make the 25th Anniversary celebrations a success.

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Tamale Girls Senior High School was established in the 1998/99 academic year as the first Girls Senior High School in the Northern Region. The initiative of the establishment of the school was by the RAINS/CAMFED, an international NGO in collaboration with the Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) and Ghana Education Service to cater for the pressing need for female institutions in the Region.

The school started with an enrolment of 62 girls with 12 teachers.  The programmes of study are General Arts, General Science, Business and Home Economics.  With the progression of the school, the enrolment as at 2018/19 stands at 1,328 with 73 teachers and 59 non-teaching staff respectively.

The first acting Head of the school in 1999 was Mr. Issah Issahaku (INSECT).  He was supported by an interim management board. 

In the year 2000, the first substantive headmistress of the school Miss Mercy Amanquandoh was appointed.  Upon her retirement, the second headmistress, Hajia Mariatu Mohammed took over the administration of the school in January, 2010. She also retired in May, 2014 and the third Headmistress, Hajia Amina M. Musah took over the administration of the school. The 4th Headmistress, Hajia Nafisa Abukari was transferred from Sawla SHS to Tamale Girls SHS as new headmistress in October 2016. The school is currently headed by Miss Asha Asumsh.