Very Rev. Fr. Benjamin Opoku Ohene has been inducted into office as the new headmaster of Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary, Effiduase-Koforidua.
The induction ceremony took place over the weekend at the School premises as part of activities marking the 2023 Founders Day celebrations.
Fr. Benjamin Ohene becomes the 10th headmaster of the school taking over from Mrs. Benedicta Foli, the first headmistress of the school.
He served as Headmaster of St. Martins SHS prior to his latest appointment from 2020 to 2022, and St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High School as Assistant Headmaster.
Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary (formerly St John’s Seminary and College, nicknamed POJOSS), is an all-boys boarding school, located at Effiduase, Koforidua, in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
It was established in 1958 by Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers SVD as a Catholic seminary for boys who wished to become priests.
Students are offered courses such as general arts, general science, business and visual arts to pursue and after their stay in the school, sit an external examination called the West African Senior School Certificate Examination to be placed in any of the tertiary institutions in the country.