The management of the Ghana National Service Scheme has directed its service personnel which includes all interns, national service personnel, NABCO officers, and other non -essential staff to take compulsory paid-leaves amid the government’s precautionary directives on Coronavirus (COVID-19).
According to the management, all National Service Personnel are to take their mandatory paid-annual leave effective Thursday, 25, March 2020 till the end of April 2020.
The Scheme added that public gathering of its staff and national service personnel are temporarily suspended till further notice. The Management of the Scheme by this statement directs that:
The management explained that this special arrangement is in replacement of the yearly terminal leave given to all national service personnel under the NSS ACT 426, which is the last month of their service period. This implies personnel will be at the post in the last month of national service.
Management of the Scheme is committed to the safety and welfare of all national service personnel nationwide and therefore directs all user agencies and national service personnel to comply accordingly, to mitigate the spread of the CORONAVIRUS.