Former Board Member of former Ghana Premier League campaigners RTU, Alhaji Abdul Rahim Gbadamosi has died after a short illness on Saturday.
The statesman who was the only surviving member of the founding members of Real Tamale United and his demise means none of the originators of the club is alive.
Alhaji Rahim Gbadamosi, one of Ghana’s foremost educationists and a former Director-General of Ghana Education Service (GES ) passed on in the early hours of Saturday Nov 17,2018 at the Korle By Teaching Hospital in Accra, aged 85.
He has since been buried according to Islamic injunctions.
The 8th day ADUA will take place coming week-end.
Alhaji as he was affectionately called, was also a one time Registrar of the Islamic University College of Ghana.
He was the first Headmaster of Lawra Sec School when it opened 50 years ago in 1968 before moving back to Tamale Sec School (TAMASCO), his alma mater, where he began his teaching career as Headmaster, in 1972.
He was a member of the 25 pioneer students who started form one in 1951 and finished in 1955.
He did his 6th form at Mfantsipim School, Cape Coast before going to then University College of Ghana, coming out with a degree in Physics in 1960.
He was also at various times the Northern Regional Director of Education , Director of Research and Director of Manpower at GES Headquarters before becoming the DG.
He is survived by Hajia Sariyu and children among whom are Abdul Razak and Rashida, both medical doctors.