- A fresh graduate of KNUST has shared his rejection story on social media
- According to him, his bid to do his national service at GCAA was shortlived after they asked him to go for reposting
- He shared the story and tried to solicit answers as to why government agencies were rejecting service personnel
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A fresh graduate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Augustine Baidoo, has taken to social media to bemoan the need for compulsory National Service after he was rejected by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).
Augustine Baidoo who studied Geomatic Engineering was posted to GCAA and it was all joy for him after he found out his place of posting.
While recounting his story on popular Facebook page, Abena Manokekame, Augustine Baidoo recounted how his mum was so proud that her son had been posted to such a place.
He added that he made a lot of preparations to be able to move from the Western region to relocate to Accra to be able to start his National Service.
After weeks of doing follow-ups following the submission of his posting forms, he went to the offices of GCAA only to be handed a letter of rejection.
According to him, he was asked by GCAA to go back to the National Service Secretariat for reposting but the outfit had selected some of the personnel who submitted the forms with him.
He asked why he was being rejected and who sanctioned it but he did not get any tangible reason or answer to his many questions.
Augustine Baidoo, after the not-so-pleasant experience, took to social media to bemoan the reason for national service even after he had showed signs of determination, drive for success and a serving spirit.
He went on to add that he was not sharing his story to be pitied but to question the powers that be over the need to have personnel being rejected by state-owned and run agencies when the motive of the exercise is to serve the nation.
According to him, he was not the first NSP to suffer such a fate and was probably not going to be the last.
Many social media users who saw the post, took to the comment section to share their views on the matter.
Meanwhile, a trending video in which a lady was seen angrily throwing out the belongings of a man believed to be her husband has caused a stir online with many people reacting to it.
In the video which appeared to have been taken in a foreign country and sighted by YEN.com.gh, a Twi-speaking couple appeared to be engaged in an altercation.
It appeared the duo was married and were going through a rough patch which was leading to them dissolving their union.
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