The Chief Education Officer (CEO) is still on the job

Wednesday, December 4, 2019. – The Ministry of Education notes with regret several unfortunate releases in social and other media touching and concerning the impending pre-retirement of its Chief Education Officer (CEO), and so, the Ministry, therefore, wishes to advise that the CEO, Dr. Marcel Hutson, is approaching his statutory retirement age. The CEO is statutorily expected to retire on September 1, 2020.

By which time, he would have attained the requisite statutory age of retirement in accordance with the Public Service Rules. The CEO initiated his retirement process in August of this year, as he would have applied for and also received partial gratuity benefits, to which he is entitled.

The CEO has standing to his credit 230 days annualised leave. Therefore, the CEO is required to proceed on pre-retirement leave-in 2020 to enjoy all his outstanding leave and benefits. The Ministry of Education and the Government of Guyana take this opportunity to thank Dr. Hutson for his continued service.



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