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GES Director-General awarded Most Outstanding Contribution to Educational Equity and Inclusion

The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Dr Eric Nkansah has been named the winner of the Most Outstanding Contribution to Educational Equity and Inclusion award at the 3rd edition of the Africa Public Service Optimum (APSO) Awards, organised by the Business Executive and held in Accra on Wednesday, June 5th, 2024.

In his acceptance remarks, Dr Nkansah said, “I am grateful to His Excellency the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo, and the Honorable Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, for the opportunity to meaningfully serve and contribute to moving Ghana’s education system forward.”

In a heartfelt gesture, Dr Nkansah dedicated the award to his family and the entire GES staff. He acknowledged their overwhelming support and recognized that this achievement is a testament to their collective efforts and commitment to the cause of educational equity and inclusion.

The APSO Awards aim to identify and publicly recognise exemplary performance by top-level public servants and public institutions across Africa.

The awards ceremony was attended by seasoned African public servants, public policy analysts, diplomats, traditional leaders, civil society activists, and the international media.