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National Service Secretariat releases nurses’ postings

The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has released postings of over 9,000 nurses to undertake their mandatory national service for the 2018/2019 service year. All the 9,199 nurses were posted to health facilities in various parts of all the 10 regions of the country. A statement signed by the Acting Executive Director of the NSS, Mustapha Ussif, and copied to citifmonline.com urged ...

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NSS gives defaulters opportunity to register

The management National Service Scheme(NSS) has announced an opportunity for all eligible Ghanaians who missed out on their national service in the previous years to enroll. In a press release signed by the Executive Director, Mustapha Ussif, the management advised all those interested to send their application details before Friday, March 16, 2018. “The management of National Service Scheme(NSS), wishes ...

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Service personnel besiege NSS HQ over unpaid allowances

Some National Service Personnel today [Tuesday], besieged the Head Office of the Scheme demanding their unpaid allowances. According to some of them, they had not received their allowances over the past four months, leaving them in serious debt. One of the personnel who spoke to Citi News’ Caleb Kudah said, “I’m coming from Hohoe in the Volta Region and this ...

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NSS makes U-turn; insurance policy now optional

The Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS), has reconsidered its decision to impose an insurance package on service personnel in the country, after it was sued by some aggrieved personnel. The scheme in a statement copied to citifmonline.com, said the “insurance policy is now optional.” It said the decision to make the policy optional for interested national service personnel ...

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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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