GES reportedly taking 8.5k, 15k as protocol fees to post newly trained teachers

In order to hire newly trained teachers into the service as permanent employees, the Ghana Education Service (GES) is claimed to be charging them between ghc 8,500 and ghc 15,000 as protocol fees.

A teacher paid the sum of ghc 8,500 before being assigned to serve as a teacher in one of the Junior High Schools (JHS) in the country, according to information posted by Ghana Crimes on its official profile on the microblogging platform, X.

The victim continued to describe to his friend the level and the amount that is being paid in what seems to be a screenshot of a WhatsApp conversation between two persons that was released by Ghana Crimes.

He clarified that ghc 8,500 is for Junior High School and the primary level, while ghc 15,000 is for the secondary level.

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Despite the fact that the management of the Ghana Education Service has not yet responded to this claim, this alleged act of the GES raises questions about the service’s reliability.

The extent of corruption in the education sector is becoming increasingly obvious. 

Do we recollect when the Fourth Estate Ghana made the revelation that the Ministry of Education spent GH¢2 million on a Covid-19 tracker app which supposedly was meant to track Covid cases in Junior High schools and Senior High schools but was never utilised. 

Also, attempts to log into the app were unsuccessful and efforts to make the Ministry of Education accountable failed as they refused to give an explanation and account for the GH¢2 million.

Looking at the Covid-19 App incident, one can predict how this will end.

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