The National Service Secretariat has released postings for the 2016/ 2017 service year.
Over seventy thousand, four hundred and seven (70,407) national service personnel have so far been posted to various regions.
A statement signed by the Acting Executive Director, Dr. Michael Kpessa-Whyte said the service personnel who have been deployed to both private and public sectors of the economy are Ghanaian graduates from 137 tertiary institutions across the country and those who have completed their studies abroad.
The statement explained that the early release of the postings is to afford prospective service personnel sufficient time to prepare before they take up their postings in September, 2016.
“It is also to offer user agencies sufficient time to organize in-service orientation and training programmes for service personnel posted to their outfits, to adequately prepare them both physically and psychologically to take up the challenges as they transit from school life into the world of work.”
The NSS advised all prospective national service personnel to “visit the Scheme’s website by logging onto www.nss.gov.gh to check their placements.”
It indicated that “registration however begins from Monday, 11th July, 2016 and ends on Friday, 26th August, 2016 at all national service regional offices across the country” adding that the 2016/2017 national service begins from Thursday, 1st September, 2016.
The NSS clarified that “management will not encourage change of postings; and therefore urges all prospective national service personnel to be prepared to accept their placements as part of their civic responsibilities and contributions towards building a prosperous nation.”
By: Marian Ansah/citifmonline.com/Ghana