Payment of allowances to 2015/2016 national service (NSS) personnel has started with personnel in the Urban Traffic Module been the first to receive their September 2015 allowances.
Statement signed by the acting Executive Director, Dr. Michael Kpessa-Whyte has revealed the cause of the delay in payment was due to the processes of authentication and validation of service personnel details from the respective districts across the country.
Meanwhile there has been assurances by authorities of the National Service that all allowances for the remaining four regions would be in a matter of urgency be paid after the completion of the auditing of payment vouchers.
The statement continues that once the initial processes have been completed, subsequent payment of allowances would not experience such delays. The statement concluded by emphasizing that funds have long been released by government for payment of personnel allowances.