According to Ghanaontheglobe.com reports, the boss of Ghana Education Service, Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa has revealed that the late directive by Ghana Education Service(GES) for Senior High Schools to change re-opening date from 6th April to 5th May was due to the Easter holidays.
Speaking on Peace Fm “Kokrokoo” with Kwame Sefa the Director General of GES indicated that they only used 24 hours for the board to take such a crucial decision.
Talking about why the directive came in late on the day that SHS 3 where suppose to reopen, Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa indicated that Monday was an Easter holiday so there was no way the directive could have came that day.
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Tuesday, 6th April, 2021 was a ‘black Tuesday’ for most parents who’s children are in SHS3 because those who’s children reported on 6th April where stranded as GES gave another directive for the students to back home and come on 5th May as cited by Ghanaontheglobe.com.
Prof Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa was appointed as Acting Director-General by H.E the President of the Republic of Ghana in April 2017. He assumed office on the 15th of May 2017 and was subsequently confirmed as Director-General in October 2017.