The Nana Akufo-Addo government has directed 11 top management members of COCOBOD to proceed on leave, it has been reported.
The government also asked three senior managers of the Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC), a subsidiary of COCOBOD, to also go on leave, according to a report by 3news.com.
The affected COCOBOD executives are Deputy Chief Executive – Agronomy and Quality Control, Deputy Chief Executive – Finance and Administration, Deputy Chief Executive -Operations, Director – Human Resource, Director Civil Works, Deputy Director Civil Works, Procurement Manager, Director of Estates and the Deputy Director Finance.
The three CMC managers ordered to take their leave include the Managing Director, Deputy Managing Director and Deputy Director Finance.
The government’s directive follows the sacking of Stephen Opuni, the former COCOBOD CEO.
He has been abused of financial malfeasance and abuse of office.