The Savannah Region is one of the newest regions of Ghana with Damongo designated as its capital. A majority of residents in the Savanna Region are Muslims.
With the coming into force of the Constitutional Instrument (CI) 105, which was signed into force by the President of the Republic of Ghana and presented to the Yagbonwura in Jubilee House Accra.
The Savannah Region is made up of 7 districts. Below are the seven districts with their respective capitals in the bracket:Bole District (Bole), North Gonja (Daboya), North East Gonja (Palbe), East Gonja (Salaga), West Gonja (Damongo), Central Gonja (Buipe) and Saqla-Tuna-Kalba(Sawla).
There are also secondary cycle institutions, health college and others in the Savannah region. In this article, you will get to know some top senior high schools in the newly built Savannah region and these includes;
• St. Anthony of Padua Senior HIgh Technical School
St.Anthony Of Padua Senior High /Technical School is an educational institution in the northern region of Ghana Bole-Bamboi district.
• Bole Senior High School
Bole Senior High School started as a Middle Boarding School in 1958 with Mr Quaniamu – Dramani who hailed from Damongo as the first Head Teacher. The school was converted into a Secondary School in 1979. It is located at bole in the savannah region.
• Buipe Senior High school
Buipe Senior High was established in 2011 through the efforts of the Central Gonja District Assembly, the Traditional Authority, and the District Education Directorate.
• Salaga Senior High School
Salaga Senior High School is a mixed school established in the year 1976. The school is located in the East Gonja Municipal of the Northern Region of Ghana.
• Tuna Senior HIgh School
Tuna Senior High Technical School was established in 1991 jointly by the Catholic Church and the community. It is located on Bole-Sawla-Wa highway, about one kilometer west of the Tuna township toward Kalba. It is a boarding school with a few day students.
• Damongo Senior High School
Damongo Senior High School was established in 1971 on the premises of Damongo Middle Boarding School. It was officially commissioned on the 22nd of November, 1971. The school is located at Daboya.
• Salaga T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School
The Salaga T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School was established in 1971 under the Nusrat Jahan scheme, a year after the historic visit to Ghana by the third spiritual leader of the Ahmadiyya muslim Jama’t, Hazrat Mirza nasir Ahmad. The school was sited in Salaga due to its predominantly Muslim population.
• Daboya Community Day Senior High School
One of the 200 Community day senior high schools is the Daboya shs that was built by Former President John Dramani Mahama. The school is located at the north Gonja district capital in the northern region
• Sawla Senior High School
Sawla Senior High School is a mixed coeducational institution established in 1971. The school is located on the Sawla – Damongo road near the Education Office.
• Bamboi Community Day Senior High School
Bamboi Senior High School is one of the E-schools constructed by the former Persident John Dramani Mahama. The school was established in 2016 and it can be located at Bamboi, in the Savannah region of Ghana.
• Ndewura Jakpa Senior High Technical School
Ndewura Jakpa Senior High Technical School is a mixed coeducational institution in the Gonja West district( damango) of the Savannah region. The School was established in the year 1991.