FreeSHS: Seven headteachers in senior high schools (SHSs) across the Ashanti Region have been asked to step aside for allegedly charging unauthorized fees to fresh students.
The Ghana Education Service (GES), in separate statements dated December 8, 2023, noted that it has initiated investigations into the conduct of the headteachers.
The headteachers are Mrs. Selina Anane Afoakwa, headmistress of Kumasi Girls SHS; Mr. Nataniel Asamoah, headmaster of Asanteman SHS; Mr. Andrews Boateng, headmaster of Kumasi Senior High Technical School; and Mr. Kwadwo Obeng-Appiah, headmaster of Manso-Edubia SHS.
The rest are Mr. Daniel Boamah Duku, Headmaster of the Agric Nzema Community SHS, Ms Gladys Sarfowah, headmistress of Nkawie Senior High Technical School and Mr Ampong Ahmed Omar, Headmaster of Collins SHS.
According to the GES, the headteachers were accused of charging students various unapproved fees.