Teachers 2012 to 2016 allowances or Salary Arrears, NDC never paid is the latest rejoinder from the Ministry of Education to clarify a post published MOE Owes No Teacher Allowance or Salary Arrears – NAPO earlier in the week which suggested that the Minister of education had said teachers are not owed any allowances by the government.
It indicated amongst different matters inside the Press Release Rejoinder that the attention of the Ministry of Education has been drawn to a publication which suggested that the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has said that, teachers are not owed any allowance.
The memo sighted by NewsGhana24 indicated that the minister instead stated on the grounds that since 2017, teachers recruited are not owed allowances or salaries.
It also added that the government was working with teacher unions to settle the teacher’s 2012-2016 allowances in arrears.
Full Press Release Rejoinder by MOE
The attention of the Ministry of Education has been drawn to a publication which suggests that the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has said that, teachers are not owed any allowances. The Ministry would want to state that,
1. The Minister has not stated anywhere that, teachers are not owed allowances or salaries.
2. The Minister, rather, indicated that, since 2017, teachers recruited are not owed any allowances. The government is working with unions to settle 2012-2016 allowances that NDC never paid.
The government has paid substantial amounts with little outstanding.
Media outlets are entreated to be circumspect in their reportage and adhere to the ethics of their profession by avoiding misleading headlines.
We will keep you updated on all new developments with regard to this story as and when information comes in.