President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed former Member of Parliament for Yabaga/Kubori, Mustapha Ussif, as the acting Executive Director National Service Scheme (NSS).
According to a letter from the Presidency on Monday, February 06, 2017, the appointment takes immediate effect.
“Pursuant to section 15 (1) of the Ghana National Service Scheme Act, 1980 (Act 426), I hereby appoint you to act as the Executive Director of the scheme pending receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the National Service Board, given in consultation with the Public Services Commission,” the letter said.
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Mr. Mustapha Ussif will take the office previously occupied by Mr. Kpessah Whyte, who exited following the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) defeat in the just ended general elections.
The former MP will serve in acting capacity until the National Service Board in consultation with the Public Services Commission confirm him as the substantive executive director.