Head of Department

Habiba Kotomah is the Education Director for LaDMA.She holds the following educational qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics & Sociology, University of Cape Coast
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Mentorship, University of Education, Winneba
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Leadership in Education and Management, Valley View University
Habiba Kotomah is an Education Specialist with expertise in coaching and mentoring. With a career spanning 28 years in various capacities within the Ghana Education Service, she has risen through the ranks to become a Director. Currently stationed at La Dade-Kotopon municipality, she has attended numerous educational seminars and conferences across Ghana and Africa, contributing significantly to her professional development and expertise.
Habiba Kotomah is known for her exceptional ability to work effectively within teams and communicate articulately both in writing and speech. Her high emotional intelligence enables her to connect with others empathetically, while her drive and determination make her an achiever and goal-getter in her professional endeavors.
With nearly three decades of experience in teaching, Habiba Kotomah has demonstrated her commitment to education and leadership. Her journey within the Ghana Education Service has equipped her with invaluable insights and skills, culminating in her current role as Director. Through her leadership, she continues to make a positive impact on education within the La Dade-Kotopon municipality.
Outside of her professional pursuits, Habiba Kotomah enjoys indulging in a variety of hobbies. She finds solace in reading novels, particularly African and non-African fiction, and takes pleasure in watching both Western and African movies. As a source of inspiration, she dedicates time to reading the Bible and shares her wisdom with the youth, empowering them through motivational speeches, especially on leadership.
Habiba Kotomah lives by the principle of treating others with kindness and respect, guided by the belief in the reciprocity of actions and the reality of karma. She believes in leading by example and strives to embody integrity, compassion, and empathy in all aspects of her life.
With a wealth of experience, a passion for education, and a commitment to personal growth and development, Habiba Kotomah continues to inspire others and make a meaningful difference in the field of education and beyond.

What we do

La Dadekotopon Municipal Education office,was established in June 2013. The municipal consist of 7 circuits. It has an enrolment of 33,000 pupils in public basic schools and 44,000 pupils in private basic schools. It has 4 public senior high schools and a private SHS in the municipality.


To be a driving force behind the achievement of quality education at the pre- tertiary level in the municipality.


To create an enabling environment that will ensure quality acquisition of knowledge and skills of school children thereby make them productive efficient and effective citizens through motivated staff.


  • Various activities have been put in place to increase enrolment and retention rate of school children through well coordinated sports and cultural programmes and to promote sanitation and hygiene through Girl child/school health clubs.
  • Plans to conduct mapping of all SHS in the municipal and to put them online.


  • Improve reading ability/writing skills in primary schools by 70%
  • Build capacity of teachers in lesson notes writing and test item preparation by 80%.
  • Training primary school/KG teachers in Teaching Learning Material (TLM) preparation 50%.
  • Intensify monitoring and supervision.
  • Promote inclusive education.

Management for Efficiency

  • Organise training for newly appointed headteachers/staff.