Tullow Oil Ghana commissioned a newly built 16-unit, 400-bed capacity dormitory complex for Nsein Senior High School. The project is part of Tullow Ghana’s $10 million investment in school infrastructure to support the Government of Ghana’s Free Senior High School policy. The new dormitory for male and female students will increase access to Free senior high education.
Corporate Affairs Director of Tullow Ghana Ms Cynthia Lumor said the new dormitory project fulfills in part Tullow Ghana’s 2018 promise to deliver free infrastructure projects for the realisation of quality free senior high school education across Ghana under the company’s 10-year value maximisation plan.
“At Tullow, we believe that solid education is the foundation for development; high-quality education at the basic level provides the needed foundation for children to succeed further along the educational value chain. It is for this reason that the development of education in Ghana has been central to Tullow’s socio-economic investments efforts since we began operations in 2007.”Ms Cynthia Lumor | Corporate Affairs Director, Tullow Ghana
Ms Lumor noted that educational infrastructure will remain a focus of the company’s shared prosperity initiative under the 10-year value maximisation plan under which Tullow Ghana plans to invest invest over $4 billion dollars in infrastructure and investment in Ghana. She announced that two other projects had been completed and procurement processes were underway for the remainder of twelve projects.
Dr. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, Ghana’s Energy Minister commissioned the new dormitory and commended Tullow Ghana for the important investment in education. Dr. Opoku-Prempeh proposed that Tullow consider adopting Nsein Senior High, which is within the company’s Western Region operational area, and nurture it into a first-class senior high school.
“In the advent of value maximisation plan, we see Tulllow talk more about your investment in corporate social responsibility. I wish Tulllow can adopt Nsein Senior High School to make it a flagship secondary school. Meaning, Tullow should not only make it a point to complete the other infrastructure projects, but also have its name embedded in the STEM and TVET agenda of Tullow so much that products out of Nsein will really feel the impact of Tullow.”Dr. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh | Minister of Energy, Government of Ghana
Headmaster of Nsein Secondary School Mr. John Mochia thanked Tullow Ghana for the immense relief the new dormitory had brought to the school. Mr. Mochia appealed for support for the rehabilitation of its empty science laboratories.