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Executive Director of National Population Council directed to proceed on leave

Executive Director of the National Population Council (NPC) has been directed to proceed on terminal leave by the Board of the Council. 

The board explained that, this is line with the terms of her appointment.

According to the board, Leticia Adelaide Appiah exhausted her tenure of office on October 31 this year.

The Board further indicated that it “has initiated action to assess the performance of the Executive Director during the [four-year] term of service to enable it to make appropriate recommendations to the Appointing Authority.”

“Whilst the assessment process is ongoing, you are expected to proceed on your terminal leave with immediate effect,” a letter dated 4th November 2020, and signed by Chairman of the Board, Dr. Gladys Norley Ashittey said.

She is also expected to “prepare and submit comprehensive handing-over notes to the undersigned by 16th November 2020.”

“The Board wishes to express its gratitude to you for the services you have rendered to the Council,” the letter added.

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Meanwhile, Dr Appiah has said she would not vacate her office until a final verdict is delivered from the appointing authority.