The National Service Scheme has approved the increment of service personnel allowance from GHs 350 to GHs 559 and is expected to take effect from April 1, 2017.
In a statement released on Wednesday, 29th March, 2017, the management of the scheme announced the upward adjustment.
“The Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) wishes to inform national service personnel and the general public that the government has approved an upward adjustment of national service personnel allowances from GH¢350.00 a month to GH¢559.04 a month with effect from 1st April, 2017.
“While thanking the government for its positive response to Management’s request for the increment, Management wishes also to express its gratitude to national service personnel for their patience and fruitful periodic engagements and discussions with Management on the subject matter”, the statement signed by the acting the NSS Executive Director, Ussif Mustapha read.
The statement also added that “Management wishes, therefore, to urge all national service personnel to reciprocate this gesture by further committing themselves to working even harder to support the government’s effort at improving the economy.”