The Ghana Education Service (GES) has directed several Senior High Schools (SHS) in the Ashanti Region to co-operate with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service in an investigation into alleged corruption in the implementation of the school feeding program.
In a letter addressed to the GES Regional Director, the Service listed 53 schools to be investigated.
“respective District Directors of Education are required to release the Headmaster/Mistress or the Assistants, Domestic Bursars, Accountants and Storekeepers of the attached list of schools to the CID for investigations, if requested,’ the letter directed.
It was signed by Deputy Director-General of the GES, Anthony Boateng.
“It will be appreciated if your office could co-operate and collaborate fully with the CID in carrying out the investigations,” it added.
Some of the schools are; Afia Serwaa Kobi Ampem SHS, Adu Gyamfi SHS, Kumasi Anglican, Kumasi Girls, Kumasi Wesley Girls, KNUST SHS and Opoku Ware SHS.
Others are; Osei Tutu SHS, Prempeh College, Kumasi Academy, Kumasi Technical Institute.