EXCLUSIVE: Fisheries Ministry’s Chief Director resigns

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The Chief Director of the Ministry of Fisheries has resigned from office with immediate effect, Atinkaonline.com can confirm.


Prof Francis K.E. Nunoo stated in his resignation letter, a copy of which is in possession of Atinkaonline.com that he is resigning from the Ministry on health grounds.


“I wish to resign from my position of Chief Director on personal health grounds effective 1st August 2019…,” the introduction of the resignation letter addressed to the Minister, Elizabeth Aforley Quaye and copied to her deputy read.


According to Prof Nunoo, his physicians have ordered him to undergo a couple of surgeries and hence need to proceed on his annual leave so he undergoes the surgeries.


“Pursuant to a requirement to give three (3)-month notice prior to resigning from office, I wish to take my accumulated leave for both 2018 and 2019 starting from 17th May, 2019…,” the resignation letter read in part.


The Chief Director further promised to ‘take all the necessary steps to inform the Office of the Head of Civil Service and all relevant offices with respect to this action.’


Professor Nunoo, this website gathered is the third Chief Director to have resigned from the Ministry since 2017 since Aforley Quaye was appointed by President Nana Akufo-Addo to head the Ministry.


The first was Madam Gifty Beyera who is currently the Chief Director at the Zongo Development Ministry and the second was Dr Papa Yaw Atobrah.


All three Chief Directors, Atinkaonline.com gathered resigned as a result of bad blood between them and the Minister who information indicates has even been verbally abusing some of the staff at the Ministry.


Thus, Prof Nunoo cited health grounds as a cover up to escape from the hands of the Minister who is said to have human relations problem.


Some of the staff of the Ministry, it was gathered have not been seeing eye to eye with the Minister who they claim have never put up the best of attitudes since coming to the Ministry.


Atinkaonline.com is following developments at the Ministry and will update readers accordingly.


Source: Ghana | Atinkaonline.com