The Paramount Chief and overlord of the Kusawgu Traditional Area in Central Gonja of Savannah Region, Kusawguwura Alhassan Soale Bunyanso II, has named a yet to be established Senior High School in Yapei after the Vice President, Dr. Mahamud Bawumia.
The announcement was made at the outdooring ceremony to climax the enskinment of Kusawguwura Alhassan Soale Bunyanso II as the Paramount Chief.
He said his Traditional Area with about 12 Junior High schools is without any Second Cycle institution. He has therefore allocated a parcel of Land for the construction of a Senior High School.
In the mean time he and his subjects have identified temporal structures at Yapei for the take-off of a Senior High School to be named “Dr. Mahamud Bawumia Senior High School Or Vocational/Technical Institute.”
He said, his Palace will soon write to the Ghana Education Service and the Central Gonja District Assembly to take steps to ensure a smooth take-off of the school next academic year to bring Secondary Education to the door steps of his people, thereby preventing parents/Guardians from renting rooms in Tamale, Buipe or Damongo for their wards who are largely offered Day status in the Senior High Schools during FSHS placement which is a government flagship program.
Kusawguwura Alhassan Soale Bonyanso II also called on the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to take steps to fulfil his promise of carving a New District from the Present Central Gonja District which is largest and most populous District in Savannah Region.
While paying glowing Tribute to his predecessor, Kusawguwura Samuel Sulemana Ewuntomah kunkarga I for his Contribution to the Development of Kusawgu and beyond, he called on the 4 Royal gates in the Area to unite to find lasting and Amicable solutions to the succession issues in the Traditional Area.