Gender Minister sacks National Coordinator of the Ghana School Feeding Programme
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGSP) has terminated the contract of the National Coordinator of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP), Gertrude Quashigah.
This was disclosed a statement released in Accra yesterday and signed by the sector minister, Sarah Adwoa Saf.
According to the statement Mrs Quashigah had been served with a notice to leave the office with immediate effect.
It directed her to handover any official document in her custody to the Chief Director of the Ministry.
“You will be paid one month’s salary in lieu of notice as stipulated in your contract agreement.”
“We appreciate your support towards the execution of the mandate of the Ghana School Feeding Programme during the period,” it added.
The Ministry did not give reason for the termination of the contract with the GSFP.
Mrs Gertrude Quashigah, was officially named National Coordinator of the Programme in March 2020 after taking over from Dr Kwame Adu-Nsiah .
Mr Adu-Nsiah was relieved of his duties after being exonerated from allegations of malpractices and other related matters leveled against him by then Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, Mrs Cynthia Morrison.
She was already serving as an acting coordinator for about year before she was given the role officially.