Caterers serving schools call off a statewide strike. “We implore all of our caterers to report to work when classes resume the following week. We apologize to all of the students, instructors, and parents who were impacted by our lengthy strike, which was out of our control.
Mrs. Asante was briefing the media on the status of their concerns.
“However, we as the Ghana School Feeding Program caterers still stand by our earlier demand for an increase of three Ghana cedis,” she added. In light of the current prices of goods on the market, we demand that the government expedite the procedures needed to increase the amount from the projected GHS.1.20 to GHS 3.00.
Mrs. Asante reminded caterers in each of the 16 areas that there was only one Caterers’ Association approved by the sector ministry and the national secretariat for the Ghana School Feeding Program.
Caterers serving schools call off a statewide strike
Therefore, we must speak with a single voice and work toward a single objective: improving and making the Ghana School Feeding Programme more appealing to everyone.
She continued, “The National Executive would like to strongly admonish all caterers to refrain from spreading untruths and utilizing the media for improper objectives or as a tool to disparage the Programme, instead of using discourse and the appropriate rules of participation.
There is only one Caterers’ Association authorized by the sector ministry and the national office for the Ghana School Feeding Program, Mrs. Asante reminded caterers in each of the 16 zones.
As a result, we must coordinate our efforts and speak with one voice in order to improve and broaden the appeal of the Ghana School Feeding Program.
“The National Executive would like to strongly caution all caterers to refrain from spreading untruths and using the media for improper purposes or as a tool to disparage the Programme, in lieu of using discourse and the proper rules of participation,” she stated.
11,052 caterers in total were evaluated and given the go-ahead to receive payment for the third term of the academic year 2022. Due to various issues with their e-zwich cards, 76 caterers’ payments are currently pending even though the payment covered 67 cooking days.