Dansoman is a suburban town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana, located near Accra. The town is known for being one of the largest estates in West Africa.
Most of the best schools in Accra are located in Dansoman, amongst them are Senior High Schools like Ebenezer Senior High, St. Margaret Mary Senior High and Wesley Grammar Senior High.
The junior high school founded in this locality consist of St Martin de Porres School,Mt. Olivet Methodist Academy, Alpha Beta Christian College, Ave Maria School, Christian Home School, and New Century Career Training Institute (NCCTI/NVTI).
The town was founded by the late Nii Kojo Danso I in the late 1960s. The name Danso(man) is derived from the founder’s name Danso, somewhere in the 60’s the city was named after him, Danso(man) “man” meaning town in Ga. At the time it was built, Dansoman was the largest planned urban settlement of its kind in the ECOWAS region.
Below Are Some Ghanaian Celebrities Who Hail From Dansoman:
Rodney King music “(asasease)”
Emmanuel Peprah Boafo aka Troopi Bless
Kennedy Benaiah Benson
The Ohene-Mensah’s(The Royals)
Kofi Agyemang(The Rich Programmer)
Appiah’s Tools aka Appietus
Terry Bon Chaka
Ato Dadzie Edmund (Medical Laboratory Guru)