Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Ministry of Health, Robert Cudjoe has confirmed that the outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Dr. Prosper Akambong has not been officially notified to hand over to his successor, Dr. David Zaawumya Kolbila as the incoming CEO.
The outgoing CEO refused to hand over and vacate his post because he did not receive an official notice from the Ministry on whether he has been reassigned or dismissed.
Speaking in an interview with Kwame Tutu on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, Robert Cudjoe explained, although the outgoing CEO was aware of the action, he was not officially notified. He said, the new CEO has been handed his appointment letter.
The PRO said although the letter to notify the outgoing CEO has been drafted, he did not receive it. The Ministry he noted has taken steps to manage the situation.