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3 teacher unions withdraw services over new GES boss

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Three teacher unions have declared a strike to demand the removal of the newly appointed Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Dr. Eric Nkansah.

Leadership of the three unions –National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and Coalition of Concerned Teachers, Ghana (CCT)–declared the strike on Friday, November 4, 2022.

This comes on the back of the expiration of an ultimatum the teacher unions gave the government to rescind its decision on Dr. Nkansah’s appointment.

Speaking with Sir Mike on the Asanteman Dawuro ,Morning Show today, Chaiman for the CCT Mr Kingsley Anyimadu stressed that Dr Eric Nkansah has not hold any duty in the GES that makes him perfect for the position as the laws of the does not even permit.

Kingsley Anyimadu added that they had a first meeting with the labour meeting the Ministry of Labour Relations and their demands were not met.

They have reschedule for another meeting, where he said they still stand by their decision to reject any persuasion to accept Dr Eric Nkansah.

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