Today marks the 66th independence day of Ghana, and Winneba celebrates in a grand style which saw dignitaries from Effutu Municipal gracing the occasion. In attendance were Neenyi Ghartey VII (the paramount chief of the Efutu Traditional Area), Hon Alhaji Kassim Zubari (MCE Effutu), Mrs. Marbel Judith Micah(Effutu Municipal Director of Education), and ACP Jerfry Darko(DPC) and many more.
This year 36 schools from Winneba represented the 66th independence celebration anniversary with 20 public schools, 10 private schools, and 6 Senior High Schools, each presenting 40 students with a total of 1,440 students who took part in the match pass. The theme for this year’s celebration was “Our unity our strength our purpose”.
The celebration saw a performance from Ompe cultural troops, which was followed by the welcome address by Mrs. Marbel Judith Micah(Effutu Municipal Director of Education) and a keynote address by Hon Alhaji Kassim Zubari (MCE of Effutu).
Led by Hon Alhaji Kassim Zubari (MCE of Effutu) and other dignitaries inspected schools present for the commencement of this year’s occasion. After a thorough performance by various schools, Family Care Shools Academy was adjudged the winner for the Primary category with 42 points, Winneba Pesbytarain won the first position for the Junior High School category with 51.5 points, whiles Winneba Secondary School took the first position for the Senior High School category with 54 points.
The Paramount Chief of Effutu Neenyi Ghartey VII presented the first prize primary category to Family Care School.
Mrs. Marbel Judith Micah also presented the first prize for the Junoir High School category to Winneba Pesbytarain Junior High School.
Hon Alhaji Kassim Zubari presented the first prize for the Senior High School Category to Winneba Secondary School.
Don-Bosco Boys was adjudged second place with 39.5 while Alswel Acadamey came to third place with 39.00 primary categories,
Saints Pauls took second place with 51 points while University Practice Norths took third place with 49 points for the Junior High School Category.
Winneba Technical Institutes came second with 50 points while Uncle Rich was adjudged third place with 47 points.