Hayaat SHS inaugurated at Oyibi-Sasaabi

 Hayaat Senior High School (SHS) at Oyibi-Sasaabi of the Kpone Katamanso Municipality in the Greater Accra Region was on Sunday inaugu­rated.

Built by the Qatar Charity, a non- governmental organisation, to improve access to education in under-served communities Hayaat SHS, with its state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated staff, aims to provide a condu­cive learning environment that nurtures academic excellence and holistic development.

The inauguration of the school, first of its kind in the community, serves as a testament to the school’s commitment to fostering a generation of empowered and skilled individ­uals poised to make meaningful contributions to society.

The school has 12-classroom, administrative offices, and teach­ers common room, dormitory for the students, and a Mosque for worship by Muslim students.

The Director of the School, Dr Nasiba Tahir, said there was plan to build modern laboratory to improve science education and accommodation faculties in order to enhance intake and a school playground.

She expressed the hope that the school would provide a serene environment, especially for Muslims to be educated at the same practice without any hindrance as they encountered in other schools.

Dr Tahir expressed the hope that the school would serve as basis for turning out “the next generation of professionals to lead to the transformation of society.”

“We are committed to pro­viding quality education that inspires younger generation to achieve excellence,” she added

Noting the concern about cor­ruption in the country, Dr Tahir said, “the school is committed to training future professional to be guided by good work ethics and upright consciousness and imbibing in them Islamic values of honesty and integrity.”

“As Hayaat Senior High School embarks on its journey to empower students and shape fu­tures, the inauguration ceremony stands as a beacon of hope and progress for the Oyibi-Sasaabi community. With the unwaver­ing support of stakeholders and partners, the school is poised to make a lasting impact on the ed­ucational landscape of Ghana,” Dr Tahir added.

Dr Tahir also commended Qatar Charity for building the school to serve a basis for a future university.

The Ghana Country Director of Qatar Charity, Hassan Owda, said the foundation was commit­ted to education which was the basis for national development.

He expressed the hope that the school would provide the foundation “for a new crop of professionals with good atti­tudes, manners and ethical values as engineers, scientists, lawyers, doctors to lead in national devel­opment.”

Nana Donkor Manianor II, the Mankrado of Obosomasi, along with other tribal chiefs, who lent their support to the establishment of the School, emphasised the significance of community involvement in education.

He appealed to the authorities to attached Obosomasi to the school as an honour to the tradi­tional authorities who gave out the land for the school project.

Nana expressed concern about “lack of maintenance culture in the country” and urged the school authorities to keep and maintain the facility for genera­tions.

In attendance were represen­tative of the Qatar Ambassador to Ghana, representative from the municipal education direc­torate, and a cross section of the Muslim community.

Sheikh Usha Tahir Kuta, a retired diplomat,who chaired the function commended the chiefs of Obosomasi for giving the land for the construction of the school and the Qatar Charity for funding the project.


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