GES to ‘Name and Shame’ Headmasters Charging unapproved fees

The Ghana Education Service (GES) is set to release more names of heads of Senior High Schools found culpable of charging unapproved fees by the close of this week.

The Director of Public Affairs at the GES, Rev. Jonathan Bettey said in an interview with Accra-based Citi FM that while investigation is underway on the suspended Mfantsipim Headmaster, authorities have further compiled a tall list of other heads of some SHS in the country who charge illegal fees.

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has ordered the Headmaster of Mfantsipim Senior High School in the Central region, Mr John Kwamina Ankomah Simpson to step aside for charging illegal fees.

A letter signed by authorities of the GES, stated that, “As a result of the collection of illegal fees from students of Mfantsipim School, you are directed to immediately step aside from responsibilities as the Headmaster of the school, pending further investigations into the illegal collection.”