Ten staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) have had their appointments terminated by Service for committing various offenses which is against Code of Professional Conduct of the GES.
Out of the ten, six were dismissed over sexual and or immoral misconduct.
They are Mr. Vincent Nii Amah Otoo, St. Francis SHTS, Akim Oda, Mr. Lester Ansah Djan, Benkum SHS, Larteh – Akuapem, Mr. Adjetey Anum James, Okumaning Ugars Basic, Okumaning Eastern Region, Mr. Bright Akpalu, Akwatia Presbyterian JHS, Akwatia, Mr. William Akompong, Nyankumasi SHS, Assin Nyankumasi and Mr. Robert Seppey, Adumanu D/A Basic School, Asikuma Odoben Brakwa.
Three out of the ten were also dismissed after being convicted of stealing by the court.
They are Madam Comfort Oduro Bruce, Ghana Secondary School, Koforidua, Mr. Alfred Kumah, Regional Education Office, Koforidua, and Mr. Kwasi Agyeman, SDA SHS, Koforidua.
One other person, Mr. Wayuga Mumuni, United Basic School, Tumu, Upper West Region, has also received his marching orders from the GES after being convicted of defilement.
A statement dated November 22, 2018 and signed by Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head, Public Relations Unit, GES, said the decision to dismiss the ten was taken after they went through due process at all levels from the school through to the GES Council.
“This is to serve as a deterrent to others who have the intention of doing similar things”, the statement in part read.