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Akufo-Addo retires NLA boss Osei Ameyaw, fires deputy

Akufo-Addo retires NLA boss Osei Ameyaw, fires deputy.

President Nana Akufo-Addo has requested the Director-wellknown of the national Lottery Authority (NLA), Mr. Kofi Osei Ameyaw, to move on his compulsory retirement.


The President has additionally terminated the appointment of Mr. Osei Ameyaw’s deputy, Mr. Yaw Amoakohene Baafi.

The correspondence from the President to the 2 guys become signed by his government Secretary Nana Asante Bediatuo.

The President’s letter to Mr. Osei Ameyaw examine in component: “Upon achieving the compulsory retirement age of sixty years on 20th February 2020, the President of the Republic, via a letter under my hand dated September 3, 2020, granted you a one-year agreement of carrier as Director-standard of the countrywide Lottery Authority.

“the one-12 months agreement lapsed on twentieth February 2021, and consequently you're retired on that date”.

“as a result, you are directed handy over to Mr. Ernest Mortey, the Finance Director of the Authority, who shall act as the Director-fashionable of the Authority pending the appointment of a significant Director-general. you are in addition directed to proceed to collect any terminal benefits or facilities due you under the applicable regulation.”

In Mr. Baafi’s case, the letter said: “due to the re-company of the Authority, i am to tell you that the President has terminated your appointment with immediate effect.

“you're directed to proceed to acquire your terminal blessings in lieu of be aware”.

about two weeks in the past, the national Labour fee (NLC) declared a strike via staff of the NLA as “wrongful and unfair” and ordered them to name it off.

The NLC additionally directed the control of the NLA to satisfy with the management of the employees’ union to cope with their worries.

at the listening to on the NLC on Monday, 1 March 2021, the leadership of the workers’ union of the NLA raised worries about the protection and safety in their people, arising from alleged unpaid winnings.

The now-retired D-G, on the time, explained to the NLC that during this day and age where cyber-crime has end up a massive trouble, big wins were very well investigated, proven, and verified before charge of the stated wins.

“these procedures usually take time”, he said but assured the commission that there may be a committee installation to address the difficulty.

Mr. Ameyaw mentioned that all of us whose win has now not been paid should gift all their relevant documents to the committee and if it is cleared, the winning shall be paid within 14 days.

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