Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has been sacked by Akufo Addo for his part in the expulsion of Ghanaian schoolteacher Michael Owusu Afriyie.
Akrofrom District Assembly Primary School teacher Michael Owusu Afriyie, widely known by his stage as “Teacher Kwadwo,” has long claimed that he was wrongfully dismissed from his job.
According to a letter from Secretary to the President Nana Bediatuo Asante, as of Monday, October 17, 2022, Professor Opoku-services Amankwa’s services were no longer needed.
“The Ministry of Education has informed this office that the exigencies that required your skills and expertise as Director-General of the Ghana Education Service do not exist any longer.
“The President thanks you for your service to the nation and wishes you the very best in your future endeavours,” the letter said.
Teacher Kwadwo, responding to the news that caught many people off guard, sent out a humorous tweet that said,”Welcome home Daddy. Awaawaawaaa…atubaaaaam.”
The Ghana Education Service announced the sacking of the beloved educator and comedian/YouTuber in 2021.
During one school year, he reportedly missed 55 days of class.