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NSS personnel petition CHRAJ over ‘compulsory’ insurance

Some National Service Personnel have petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), over the mandatory insurance package introduced for them by the National Service Secretariat. According to them, the imposition of the insurance package infringes on their basic human rights since the decisions taken by the National Service Personnel Association (NASPA), does not bind all service personnel. ...

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Service personnel agreed to ‘compulsory’ insurance – NSS Boss

The National Service Scheme (NSS) has denied suggestions that the compulsory insurance package meant for all service personnel in the country was being imposed on them. According to the NSS, the service personnel had backed the insurance package and even pushed the management of the Scheme to implement it. The NSS earlier this week directed all regional directors to ensure ...

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Compulsory NSS insurance must be reviewed – NASPA

Some National Service Personnel are asking the National Service Scheme (NSS) to reconsider its decision to compulsorily deduct GH¢ 15 from their allowances for an insurance package. They want the insurance payment to be optional and not mandatory for all service personnel. Following the launch of the insurance package earlier in November, the Executive Director of the National Service Scheme ...

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GHc15 NSS deduction for insurance to start in November

The Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS), has directed all regional directors to ensure the deduction of Ghc15.00 from the allowances of all National Service Personnel effective this month [November], as part of the implementation of the compulsory insurance package for personnel. The NSS partnered with MTN and Glico Life Insurance, to launch the life insurance cover for ...

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NSS insurance meant to reward NPP financier – Kpessah Whyte

A former Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS), Dr. Michael Kpessah-Whyte, has alleged that the compulsory insurance package for national service personnel is a venture to pay back a financier of the governing New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) election campaign. According to him, the insurance scheme may have been put together to reward the owner of a known insurance ...

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NASPA requested for insurance package – NSS Boss

The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has denied that it imposed the recently launched insurance program on service personnel. It said the decision to introduce the insurance package for personnel this year, was based on a proposal by the leadership of the National Service Personnel Association (NASPA). The acting Executive Director of the NSS, Ussif Mustapha, in an interview with Citi News ...

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NSS insurance policy is ‘daylight robbery’ – Kpessah Whyte

The former Executive Director  of the National Service Secretariat, Dr. Michael Kpessah Whyte, has said that the introduction of the insurance package for National Service personnel is purely an attempt to enrich some persons fraudulently. The NSS announced the  insurance package, which will see a monthly deduction of GH¢ 15 from the meager allowances of service personnel, some whom have ...

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NSS personnel kick against ‘compulsory’ insurance scheme

Some National Service Personnel across the country are challenging the introduction of what they call a compulsory insurance package for them. According to them, the insurance package, which will see a monthly deduction of GH¢ 15 from their meager allowance, was launched without due consultation with personnel. The National Service Scheme in partnership with MTN and Glico Life Insurance, earlier ...

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NSS launches insurance scheme, personnel to pay GHc15 monthly

The National Service Scheme (NSS) has launched an insurance package for all national service personnel. The launch, which was held at the premises of the scheme’s headquarters, had NSS Board Members and National Service Personnel Association executives and other stakeholders in attendance. This compulsory insurance package spearheaded by various insurance companies, is expected to pay claims to service personnel who ...

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Over 70 being investigated for NSS fraud

At least 79 people are being investigated by police for suspected fraud in the payment of national service personnel allowances. The National Service Secretariat (NSS), in a statement, noted that about 8,000 National Service personnel have had their allowances withheld over the suspected fraud. The payment of service allowances for September and October are noted to have delayed because of processes ...

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