Headmasters of 53 Senior High Schools in the Ashanti Region have been invited by the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service to assist in investigations over an alleged ‘food for cash’ in their schools.
The names of the schools were contained in a letter from the Ministry of Education and addressed to the Ashanti Regional Director of the Ghana Education Service(GES) to release them to assist in investigations.
The letter is captioned “Corruption in the implementation of the Free Senior High School Feeding Programme”.
“Management has received a letter from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, which indicates that they are investigating some issues related to the supply of food items to some of the Senior High Schools in your Region.
“You are hereby directed to request the respective District Directors of Education 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.
“It will be appreciated if your office could co-operate and collaborate fully with the CID in carrying out the investigations.”
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