The Tullow Boys’ Dormitory will house a total of 416 boys out of the 1091 total male population of the school.
This project, according to the headmistress, Victoria Ussher has come at a time where the school has had to deal with the congestion resulting from a growing population, stemming from government’s free Senior High School policy.
The students, before the Tullow Boys’ dormitory had to use the Old Chapel and the gallery of the school’s auditorium as dormitory.
Ms Ussher in appreciation of the humane gesture from Tullow said the school will be “forever indebted to Tullow Ghana Limited”.
“The timely intervention of Tullow Oil Ghana Limited by constructing the first ever befitting 416 student capacity boys’ dormitory for the school has given management and all other stakeholders the greatest relief”.
The Tullow Boys’ Dormitory Project at Nsutaman Catholic Senior High School is one out of 15 other facilities, being built by Tullow Ghana Limited, in its efforts to complement government’s flagship Free SHS policy.
Tullow earlier this year, commissioned a 16-unit dormitory block at Nsein Senior High School in the Western Region, that houses about 570 females.
The Tullow Free SHS project, according to its Deputy Managing Director, Mrs Claudia Lumor is to help accommodate government’s efforts in championing the quality of life of students in the various senior high schools across the country.
Mrs Lumor emphasized on Tullow’s commitment to “develop Ghana’s oil and gas resources safely and sustainably for the benefit of our stakeholders.”
She was resolute that the company’s Ghana Value Maximisation plan which will see a total of US$4.4billion dollars invested in “responsible operations”, was on track.
“Our shared prosperity philosophy means that Tullow will remain committed to developing local content & skills and investing in social projects to improve the everyday life of our communities”.
The five-year duration Tullow Free SHS project which will cost about US$10million, is to construct infrastructure to support the government’s policy of providing free access to quality senior high school education.
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