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National Service Personnel Send Off


A send-off programme has been organised for the 2014/15 National Service year group posted to the Ministry of Education.

The personnel, about 25 in all, were posted to the Ministry after the completion of their tertiary education. The event was organized by the Human Resource Unit of the Ministry.

Mr. Benjamin Afful, Director, Finance and Administration (F&A), said the personnel have been privileged to work with the Ministry and advised them to let the positive things they have learnt from the Ministry reflect in their lives.

He described the NSS as a stepping stone to shape personnel for the world of work but not for looking for or gaining jobs. He urged them to have the inner strength to enable them face the real world.

He said learning is a lifelong endeavour and urged them to continue their education, especially when they find it difficult to gain employment. He advised them to cultivate the habit of reading and appreciate leadership role.

Mr. Joseph Adomako, Director, Planning, Budget, Monitoring and Evaluation (PBME), said the personnel should be proud to have worked with the Education Ministry.

He noted that the success of the out-going personnel was dependent on themselves and encouraged them to hold good values and not mess up in life.

Mr. Divine Ayidzoe, Director, Statistics, Research, Information and Monitoring (SRIM), and also the acting Director of Public Relations (PR), also encouraged the personnel to continue with their education using the scholarship packages available on the internet.

Mr. Daniel Foli, Director, Procurement, congratulated personnel on their successful completion of their service urged them to be innovative and self-productive.

Mrs. Dora Darkwa-Mensah, Director, Human Resource (HR), urged them to learn how to politely draw attentions of their future bosses on things they do not understand, show respect always and learn to be grateful.

The National Service Secretariat (NSS) released postings of service personnel across the country for the 2014/2015 service year with a total number of seventy one thousand, one hundred and eighty-nine (71,189) service personnel made up of University and Polytechnic graduates deployed by the Secretariat to serve in various sectors of Ghana’s economy.

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