Pressure is been mounted on President John Dramani Mahama to appoint a substantive Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Tamale Teaching Hospital.
The former CEO, Dr. Ken Sagoe went on retirement about a year ago leaving the Tamale Teaching Hospital without a substantive CEO.
As a major referral health facility serving the three regions of the north, the hospital is now being managed by Dr. Prosper Akambong as Acting CEO.
It is against this backdrop several concerned groups including the Changli Youth Parliament of the NDC in Tamale are demanding the immediate appoint of a substantive CEO for the hospital.
According to the group’s Secretary, Alhassan Abdul-Barik at a news conference, the hospital is deficient of managerial proficiency.
He accused the hospital caretaker Board of manipulating the appointment of a substantive CEO to favour their preferred choice among the competitors.
He called for an immediate dissolution and the need to reconstitute the Board.
Alhassan Abdul Barik insinuated that the hospital was highly indebted for which reason suppliers have blacklisted the management.
But Citi News checks uncovered that the Acting CEO, Dr. Prosper Akambong has been confirmed.
The caretaker Board is expected to meet on Friday August 22, 2014 to announce his confirmation.
By: Abdul Karim Naatogmah/citifmonline.com/Ghana