Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has been fired.
This was stated in a letter from the President’s Office dated Monday, October 17, 2022.
A copy of the letter written and signed by Nana Asante Bediatuo, Secretary to the President, informing Prof. Opoku-Amankwa of the termination of his appointment, reads as follows: “The Ministry of Education has informed this Office that the exigencies that required your skills and expertise as Director-General of the Ghana Education Service do not exist any longer.”
Prof. Opoku-Amankwa was a KNUST employee who was being seconded to the GES.
Consequently, he has been requested to resume his duties at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
In a letter dated Monday, October 17, 2022, the Office of the President declared that Prof. Opoku-appointment Amankwa’s had been terminated.
Although Prof. Opoku-Amankwa was appointed in April 2017, explicit mention was made of his secondment from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in January 2021. (KNUST).
Read the full statement below: