Management of the Ghana education service has noted a grave concern issue of date of birth of staff conflicting in the Ghana education service (GES) records and that of the records of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) records
Management of the Ghana education service has also taken notice on the ruling of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justices (CHRAJ) on a petition by some staff of the Ghana education service on decisions on the date of birth of some staff.
Management of the Ghana education service is aware of the concern raised by the leadership of various teachers’ unions with regards to the conflicting date of birth of their staff.
With effects, management of the Ghana education service wishes to state it clear that from now the following directive should be adopted in dealing with issues with regards to conflicting of dates of birth of staff between the Ghana education service and SSNIT
1.The date of birth on Ges official records and not that of the SSNIT will be used to retire staff of the service.
2.Date of birth of staff on SSNIT records or card will not be used to correct the date of birth of staff on the Ges official records.
Ghana education service will not be responsible for any issues arising from this decision with regards to the conflicting date of birth of staff on Ges and SSNIT
This is without prejudice with the guidelines issued by the public service commission in dealing with issues of conflicting dates of birth of staff on the public service.