The spokesperson of the Regional Coordinators of the Ghana National Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS), Pastor Nelson Aho has revealed that there are few areas where some schools have complained that officers in charge of the distribution of these PPEs are using it as a mechanism to extort monies from some private schools.
He made this revelation during a meeting of the National leadership and Regional coordinators of Ghana National Council of Private Schools which was held to receive and discuss all feedback from private schools on school reopen and COVID-19 compliance in schools, at the Council’s Secretariat- Atomic Energy commission in the Greater Accra region.
He sited am example in Bono East Region precisely Atebubu-Amanten District Education office, where such unapproved incident is happening, where one officer who claim to be private School’s coordinator is currently demanding GES registration fee of Gh200.00 as a clearance to the supply of the PPEs provided by government.
He also disclosed that some children in some low fee-paying schools who have not been able to meet this clearance of self impose private schools coordinator have been denied of their rights and privileges.
He, therefore, pleaded with the leaders of the Council to see to it that authorities’ attention is brought to this situation.