- The National Service Scheme has directed to all National Service Personnel to resume work starting, Monday, May 4, 2020.
- This comes after they were made to take a month’s compulsory paid leave in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic
- According to the scheme their compulsory leave ended on April 30, 2020
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The National Service Scheme (NSS) has issued a directive to all National Service Personnel to resume work starting, Monday, May 4, 2020.
This directive comes after service personnel were made to take a month’s compulsory paid leave in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
All newly-posted nurses who were due to start national service in April 2020, were also made to take the month of April 2020 as their terminal leave.
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Speaking in an interview Citi News, the Public Relations Officer of the Scheme, Armstrong Esaah said since the paid leave was for the month of which has since ended, personnel are to resume work immediately.
“Their mandatory leave expired on the 30th of last month and so they are to resume work on Monday, May 4, 2020.
We have actually reminded them (NSP) to return to their various user agencies under strict instructions of the user agency and so once they go back to the agencies, they will have to adhere to the precautionary measures that their respective companies have put in place,” he said.
Mr. Armstrong Esaah further assured the personnel that their April allowances will be paid.
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