GES Boss sacked
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has terminated the appointment of Prof Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa as the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service.
In a letter dated 17th October, 2022, sighted by Gnewsprime.com and signed by Nana Bediatuo Asante, Secretary to the President, it states that “The Ministry of Education has informed this Office (Office of the President) that the exegencies that required your skills and expertise as Director-General of the Ghana Education Service do not exist any longer”.
“Moreover, the extension of your secondment by the 14th June, 2021 letter is in contravention of the Human Resource Policy Framework and manual of the Public Services Commission, as it purports to extend your secondment beyond the 3-year maximum limit”, the statement added.
It continued that “accordingly, the President of the Republic has instructed that your secondment be terminated forthwith and you are directed to return to your position at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology”.