The old school days, and the impact of Secondary School Education on our holistic development as individuals is something that cannot be taken for granted.
As we speak today, several lives have been transformed due to some of the interventive programmes outlined and implemented by our various secondary schools.
We have chanced on some key personalities whose educational backgrounds need to be critically looked at, to serve as a fountain of lessons to the younger generation.
1. H.E Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia
He has since 2017 been the Vice-President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana under the leadership of H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Bawumia is proudly an old student of Tamale Secondary School in Tamale.
2. Kow Nkensen Arkaah
He was the Chief of Senya Breku Traditional Area and Vice-President of Ghana from 1993 to 1997.
He was born on July 14, 1927 at Senya Breku in the Central Region of Ghana (then Gold Coast).
He was proudly an old student of Mfantsipim School in Cape Coast and Achimota School in Accra, Ghana.
3. Professor John Evans Fiifi Atta-Mills
Prof. Atta-Mills served as the Vice-President of Ghana between 1997 and 2001, and as well served as Ghana's President from 2009 to 2012.
He was born on July 21, 1944 in Tarkwa in the Western Region of Gold Coast.
He was proudly an old student of Ghana's prestigious Achimota School.
4. Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur
He was an Economist, Academician and a Vice-President of Ghana from 2012 to 2017, under the leadership of John Dramani Mahama.
Prior to that he served as the 12th Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 and 2012.
He was an old student of Mfantsipim School, Cape Coast, Ghana.
5. Alhaji Aliu Mahama
He was an Engineer, Quantity Surveyor and a Contractor.
He also served as the Vice-President of Ghana from 2001 to 2009, under the leadership of John Agyekum Kufuor.
Aliu Mahama was born on March 3, 1946 in Yendi, Gold Coast.
He had his secondary school education at the Government Secondary School in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana.
6. John Dramani Mahama
He served as the Vice-President of Ghana (from 2009 to 2012), ECOWAS Chair (from 2013 to 2015) and President of Ghana (from 2012 to 2017).
Mahama was born on November 29, 1958 Damongo in the Northern Region of Ghana.
He had his secondary school education at Ghana Secondary School in Tamale, Ghana.
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