- The Education Ministry has discovered that over 400 teachers in Ghana applied for employment with fake certificates.
- The discovery is said to have been made during a verification exercise by the ministry.
- All teachers caught of the act are expected to be handed over to the BNI
The Ministry of Education has revealed that over 400 teachers presented fake certificates for their employment into the education sector.
Director General of the Ghana Education Service, Jacob Korr has predicted that the numbers are most likely to rise considering the fact that over 200 teachers have been caught just in one district.
Meanwhile, authorities at the Ministry of Education reveal that all teachers caught in the act are to be handed over to the Bureau for National Investigation (BNI) for further investigations.
As part of the exercise, the Regional Directors of Education have been tasked to forward verification reports on all teachers in both basic and second-cycle institutions under their jurisdiction.