Tweneboa Kodua Senior High School (TKSS) in the Ashanti Region has commended the Director of Health Promotions at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Da-Costa Aboagye, for receiving the Order of the Volta – Companion award.
The honour was done him in recognition of his immense contributions to saving lives and his role played in the management of Ghana’s COVID-19 response.
A statement signed by the headmaster of the school, Michael Amponsah, said the school was proud of the honour and recognition Dr Aboagye had brought to himself, the Kumawu Traditional Area and his alma mater.
“For this huge honour he has brought to himself, the Kumawu Traditional Area and his alma mater, Nananom and the people of Kumawu, we, the Board of Governors, the Management, Staff, Students and the Old students’ fraternity of Tweneboa Kodua (Akyerema) are humbly proud of this high honour bestowed on Dr. Da-Costa Aboagye by H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,” Mr Amponsah said in the statement.
The head teacher urged him to continue to work hard and earn more laurels in the service of the country.
Da-Costa Aboagye was enrolled as a General Science student in Tweneboa Kodua Senior High School in 1995, and successfully obtained his Senior Secondary School Certificate in 1997. He now holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from the Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom.
“As it has always been taught in our school of the reality in history of Ashanti Kingdom where Nana Tweneboa Kodua, the paramount of Kumawu sacrificed his life for the Asantes. Dr. Da-Costa Aboagye and his colleagues sacrificed their lives for the victory of Ghana over COVID-19 by protecting and saving lives during the pandemic. Such heroes deserve to be celebrated,” the statement noted.
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