President Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr. Eric Nkansah as acting Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES).
His appointment was announced Wednesday, October 19, 2022, and takes effective immediately.
He replaces Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa whose contract was terminated by the president, Tuesday, October 18, 2022.
A letter dated October 19, 2022, signed by the Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatuo Asante and addressed to Dr Nkansah said the appointment was pursuant to Section 19 (1), (2) (a) and (b) of the Pre-Tertiary Education Act, 2020 (Act 1049).
“I am pleased to inform you that the President has appointed you to act as the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (the Service) pending receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the governing Council of the Service, given in consultation with the Public Services Commission,” the letter indicated.
Dr. Nkansah until his appointment is the current Director in charge of Tertiary Education at the Ministry of Education.
Below is full of the letter