CID probes 53 schools over corruption in school feeding program
Some 53 schools in the Ashanti Region are currently under
investigations into alleged corruption in the implementation
of the School Feeding Programme under the
Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy.
The affected schools, among other things, are said to have
exchanged food meant for the students for cash.
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.
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The Ghana Education Education (GES) announced this in
a statement signed by the Deputy Director General, Anthony Boateng.
The statement has also urged the heads of the schools to
cooperate with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of
the Ghana Police Service who are conducting the investigations.
“It will be appreciated if your office could cooperate and collaborate
fully with the CID in carrying out the investigations,” the statement directed.
It added: “You are hereby requested to release headmasters,
headmistresses, assistant heads, domestic bursars, accountants
and storekeepers who would be invited for the investigations.”
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