University of Ghana's Professor Ransford Yaw Gyampo has asserted that, people who are asking teachers to resign because they are seeking better condition of service are talking foolishly. His comments comes as a result of some people at national labor commission criticizing the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) for their ongoing strike. In a post sighted on his official Facebook page on Thursday, 13th January 2022 he said; "Telling Teachers that if they aren’t happy with their Conditions of
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A Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana has hit hard on the government of Ghana for their recent increment of public sector workers salaries. According to Gyampo, Ghanaians are not "fools" to watch the government increase the salaries of Ghanaians by just 7% while the government's agencies who acts as caretakers of the country's resources take over 70%.
Professor Ransford Gyampo, a lecturer at the University of Ghana, and the Secretary of University Teachers Association, (UTAG) is of the view that, UTAG members need cash and don't need unproductive meetings. In a post shared on his official Facebook page, on Wednesday, 19th January 2022 he wrote;
We have received reports that a chief in the Asante Akyem North District of Ghana has committed suicide after losing a huge amount of money to bet. According to reports, the late chief used an amount of Ghc 120,000 belonging to the cocoa farmers in the Asante Akyem North district to place a bet on some matches at the AFCON and lost.
Professor Ransford Gyampo has fumes at government after increasing workers salary to 7 percent this year. Whilst a lot of people are praising the government for increasing the salaries of public servants, those whom salaries has been increased are crying and calling on government to do something about the pay rise which is small according to their thoughts.
Teachers in all the 46 public colleges of education across the country are staying away from the lecture theatres in response to a nationwide industrial action declared by the Colleges of Education Teachers’ Association of Ghana (CETAG). The indefinite strike, which started today, Thursday, January 6, 2022 is to protest the government’s failure to implement conditions of service which had been agreed to.
There were strong oppositions to government's proposed 4% salary increment for public servants. Government swiftly rescinded this decision and rather increased the percentage of salary increment to 7. The new percentage has once again received strong opposition. Lecturer at the Department of Political Science at University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has expressed his great dissatisfaction for the proposed 7% salary increment for public servants.
Professor Ransford Gyampo has told government led by president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that they should park all the V8s they are driving in and use bicycles to travel when working in the city centers. According to Ransford Gyampo, the Danish Prime Minister, Mr. Lars, received the French President Macron, on the First visit of the French President to Denmark.
Teachers at the University of Ghana say they are going to stay away from the lecture halls, starting, next week Monday, January 10, 2022, to back their demand for better conditions of service. Professor Ransford Gyampo, Secretary of the University of Ghana Chapter of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), insists they are going to fight on until they receive what is due them.
Professor Ransford Gyampo, a prominent professor at the University of Ghana, has replied to a statement made by the Head of Public Affairs at the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) to the effect that dissatisfied lecturers should retire. Mr. Ankrah told Accra-based 3FM on Thursday that members of the University Teachers Association (UTAG), who are presently on strike, cannot continue with the industrial action if they want to engage in substantive discussions aimed at resolving the dispute amicably.
A senior lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo has reacted to a remark by the Head of Public Affairs at the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), such that unhappy teachers should resign their occupations. Talking on Accra-based 3FM on Thursday, Mr. Ankrah said members from the University Teachers Association (UTAG), who are at present protesting can't proceed with the modern activity to go into significant negotiations, towards an amicable resolution of the matter.
The National Labor Commission of Ghana has disclosed that the strike action taken by UTAG is illegal and urged them to resume from strike with immediate effect but the leadership of UTAG has refused to so and waiting for further action from government. One of the notable lecture amongst UTAG is Prof Ransford Yaw Gyampo who had stated that: Simple Report of their meeting with the "most incompetent" National Labor Commission, "they say our strike is illegal.
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The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) stated on Monday, January 10, that its members would be quitting their professions. According to UTAG, the strike is being called a result of the government's refusal to address the deteriorating working conditions of academics. UTAG noted in a statement dated January 8 that the administration had violated previously agreed upon timetables for addressing their issues.
Professor Ransford Gyampo, the Secretary of University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), says their intended strike actions have nothing to do with being in partnership with the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He said that the planned industrial strike action is a result of the government failing to fulfill its promises made to UTAG which is seeking the welfare of its members and hence is devoid of any political reinforcement.
Let’s Park All The V8s,We Will Be Able To Save Some More Money To Pay All Public Sector Workers Well
University of Ghana's Professor Ransford Yaw Gyampo has called on government officials to pack the V8. He believes that the cost of fueling those vehicles alone can contribute to improving conditions of service of public sector workers. In a social media post on Wednesday, 5th January 2022, he said,
A lecturer at the University of Ghana who also dubbed as the Secretary of UTAG, Professor Ransford Gyampo has lamented on the 7% salary increment of public servants. In a post on his official Facebook page on Wednesday, 5th January 2022, he wrote "Until we strive to achieve some level of equity in the conditions of service of Public Servants and Article 71 Office Holders, there would be no industrial harmony.
University Teachers Association Of Ghana (UTAG) branch of the University of Ghana, Legon to embark on a strike action beginning from January 10th, 2022. This follows the university teachers association of Ghana (UTAG) demands for better condition of service and an increment in the salaries of university lecturers from the government which has not been reached.
It appears the leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has reached a deadlock persuading their members to admit the terms they've reached with the government in respect of their conditions of service. Prof Ransford Gyampo who is the National Secretary for UTAG in his latest post about the development, warns of indefinite strike action against the government over this matter.