Free SHS Maths teacher arrested for extortion

Mr. Akpor Adjei is accused of selling Mathematical sets, sandals, Graph book, Maths Formula book, Calculator, Red Check material and Cutlery sets to parents at an amount of GHC 150.00.

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Head of the Mathematics department at the Dadieso Senior High School (SHS) has been picked up by the Dadieso police for alleged extortion.

Mr. Akpor Adjei is accused of selling Mathematical sets, sandals, Graph book, Maths Formula book, Calculator, Red Check material and Cutlery sets to parents at an amount of GHC 150.00.

The District Chief Executive of the area, Christian Baah confirmed this to Adom News.

This incident comes after the Ghana Education Service Council sanctioned 11 SHS heads for similar conduct.

The headmasters for Pentecost Senior High School in Koforidua and that of the Duffor Senior High School were sacked while eight of their counterparts have been demoted.

However, the Mr. Baah  said the Maths teacher succeeded in selling the items to about five parents seeking admission for their wards in the school.

He noted that the teacher at the centre of the alleged extortion saga claims he is innocent

Mathematics teacher, Akpor Adjei in an interview with Adom News’ Maame Esi Thompson said  he sold the items to parents who could not easily get those items to buy.

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