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MRS. EMMA SAPARA-GRANT LIFE STORY

Mrs. Emma Nana Asobu Sapara-Grant (nee Sagoe) was born on Thursday, 8th September 1927. She attended the Government Girl’s School at Cape Coast from 1932 – 1941 and finished at the AME Zion School in 1942. She completed her standard seven examination with distinction and as a result, was awarded a Director of Education Scholarship for Teacher Training. She attended Achimota College in 1943, and later continued at the St. Monica’s Training College where she obtained her Teacher’s certificate. In 1949, she was a teacher at the St. Andrews Anglican School in Sekondi, where she was known to be active with the local Public Education Association (PEA), which was the Adult Education Programme of the University of the Gold Coast, now the University of Ghana, Legon. Having gotten married to Mr. Alexander Oguntola Sapara-Grant, at the time, an accountant in the Nigeria Civil Service, Emma and her husband re located to Eastern Nigeria where Emma taught at the St. Bartholomew School. Being a multitalented and versatile person, she soon switched to broadcasting and at the Eastern Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation, (ENBC) where she was employed for several years, she did remarkably and was highly exclaimed for meticulous and excellent execution of her assignments both on TV and Radio. She rose to the rank of a Senior Producer. In 1968, while the Nigeria/ Biafra war was still raging fiercely, she was officially assisted to return to Ghana with her five children. Alexander Oguntula, her husband also arrived in Ghana in 1969 to be united with his family. On her arrival in Ghana, Emma taught at the Datus International School in Accra, for a year and then got employed by Christ the King International School. She served there for six years after which she retired and started the Sap’s Nursery / Kindergarten school at her home in Teshie Nungua Estates.

Upcoming Events

Oct 10
Anniversary!! Anniversary!!

venue: School Football pitch 9:00 AM

Sept 10
Inaugural Lecture

School Auditorium 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Dec 16
Christmas Carols

School Auditorium 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM