GES interdicts Upper West Regional Director over bribery claims

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) has interdicted the Upper West Regional Director of the Service, over allegations of misconduct and corrupt practices.

The Director, Duncan Nsor, has been asked to step aside for investigations into allegations of bribery in the appointment of heads of some second-cycle schools in the region.

In his absence, the Wa Municipal Director of Education will assume temporary responsibility for education in the region.

Confirming the development , Public Relations Officer at the GES, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, indicated that the decision was made after the Service received a petition on the conduct of Mr Nsor.

Allegations

Mr. Nsor’s interdiction follows allegations which include:

1. Circumstances surrounding the auctioning of a track belonging to Wa School for the Deaf, which vehicle at the time of the auctioning was under his care and his refusal to inform the school and the Director-General of the development.

2. Allegations of bribery in the appointment of some Heads of some second cycle schools in the Region.

3. Alleged deduction of monies from some allowances due to some teachers in the region.

Meanwhile, the GES says he should be prepared to appear before an Investigation Committee for a probe.

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