NASPA President Confirms NSS Allowance for January to be Paid March 22; Arrears to be Disbursed Later
- The National Service Personnel Association, NASPA, says allowances for January will be paid on Tuesday, March 22, 2022
- A statement issued by the NASPA indicated that allowances for February and March will be disbursed later
- The Association urged its members to ''remain calm while the National Leadership implores Management of the scheme to facilitate payments
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The National Service Personnel Association, NASPA, has revealed that allowances for January will be paid on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
In a statement issued and signed by the National President of the NASPA, Emmanuel Brimpong Akosa, the Association said discussions were ongoing for the remainder of the allowances to be paid later.
The statement follows complaints from scores of National Service personnel about the delay in the disbursement of their monthly allowances, Joy News reported.
Acknowledge the concerns
''We acknowledge the concerns of NSPs and the difficult times personnel in the country are going through. It must be noted, NASPA is and remains the only body that has the mandate to make representation on behalf of National Service Personnel in the Country.
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''Upon a series of deliberations with Management of the National Service Scheme, (NSS), we can authoritatively confirm payment of allowance for January will be made on Tuesday, March 22,'' portions of the statement read, according to Joy News.
The Association also urged its members to ''remain calm while the National Leadership implores Management of the scheme to facilitate payment of allowances for February and March in the shortest possible time.
Bawumia Unveils First Islamic Nursing Training College in Ghana
In a separate story, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has unveiled the first Islamic Nursing Training College in Ghana at Aplaku in the capital Accra on Saturday, March 19.
He was joined by the leadership of the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaa from Ghana and Nigeria for the opening ceremony.
Even though Ghana has over 90 public nursing training colleges across the country, they are inadequate to meet the growing admission demands of senior high school (SHS) graduates.
Bawumia Launches $54.5m Climate Change Project to Protect Shea Farming
Meanwhile, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has launched the Ghana Shea Landscape Emission Reductions Project, GLSERP, to rejuvenate and boost shea farming in the country.
The $54.5 million project aims to lessen the effects of climate change on the fragile ecosystem of the Northern Savannah Landscape, as well as improve the shea value chain, especially for the women engaged in the entire value chain.
During the unveiling ceremony, the vice-president called on the chiefs and people of the Northern Regions, especially farmers, to ''own it'' and ensure the project's success.
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