NSS Postings: Over 77, 000 personnel deployed

NSS Postings: Over 77, 000 personnel deployed

- A total of 77, 962 personnel have been deployed to do their mandatory one-year national service

- The Greater Accra, Ashanti and Northern regions obtained the highest as compared to Upper East and Upper West Regions which recorded low

- Postings registrations, will commence at all regional centres across the country from Monday, July 22 to Friday, August 20

National Service postings for the 2019/2020 year have been released by the National Service Secretariat (NSS).

In a statement, the Secretariat said the postings were done with regard to requests, choice of Regions and deployments, as has been the case in previous years.

The NSS has deployed a total of 77, 962 personnel to do their mandatory one-year national service in various institutions.

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The public sector has been assigned 66,348 of the personnel, representing 85.1 % of the total posting.

Meanwhile, the private sector also received 11,614 service personnel, representing 14.9% of the total figure.

Also, about 6,000 personnel have been deployed to the Agric sector, to support programmes like the Planting for Food and Jobs Policy.

The entrepreneurship programme in poultry production will also have some 2000 service personnel in its ranks.

On the regional breakdown, the Greater Accra region has the highest number of service personnel, with 29,057 being posted to the region.

The Upper West region, however, has the lowest number of personnel, with a deployment of just 1,303 personnel.

Meanwhile, prospective service personnel cannot print out the appointment letters until Friday, July 19, 2019, the NSS said.

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Postings registration will commence at all Regional Centre across the country from Monday, 22nd July 2019 and end on Friday, 30th August 2019.

The 2019/2020 national service will officially commence on Monday, September 2, 2019.

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