Darkness Clouds Ghana's Education

Good News Beckons As Public Teachers Jubilate

By: Sir. Eric Godfred Nyameshie

www.athleticshour.com | Public Teachers | Ghana | Ghana Government |

As public school teachers rejoice, good news beckons the whole Ghanaian public teachers. Scores of public sector employees are now feeling at ease as the government increased their salaries by a little margin of 7%.

Some of the workers spoken to including teachers, lamented the poor conditions under which they work. Good news beckons as public teachers jubilate.


They complained bitterly that, even the “so called 7% salary increment, does not do anything significant because, the cost of living in the country currently is luxurious, adding that, the economic downturn faced by many in Ghana demands more than what the government has decided to cushion them with.


When asked whether they were enthused about the adjustment, they responded in the negative, giving further reasons attributed to the response that, transportation fares will soon be increased by a whopping margin of 40% across the country in the coming days as announced by transport owners.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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