The government of Ghana has approved the upward adjustment of monthly allowances for National Service Personnel (NSP).
According to an official letter signed by Ambrose Entsiwah Jnr., Acting Director, Corporate Affairs dated 23rd July 2023, the Scheme said they have secured the government’s approval for upward adjustment of monthly allowances for National Service Personnel (NSP).
The Management of the National Service Scheme said the new monthly allowance for National Service Personnel is GH¢715.57. Payment under this new approval is said to have commenced in January this year, 2023 but the Scheme promised to pay the due arrears.
The payment of the National Service Personnel allowance, GH¢559.04 started in January 2017.
The Scheme said the approval letter come on the 18th of July 2023 and was signed by the Deputy Minister for Finance, Hon. Abena Osei-Asare (MP) due to a series of engagements between the National Service Scheme, Fair Wages and Salaries Commission, and the Ministry of Finance.
The letter also directed The Controller and Accountant-General to give effect to the new levels of personnel allowances.
In effect, all National Service Personnel who are currently in active service are entitled to arrears for the difference in the upward adjustment from January 2023, and would be paid accordingly.
Management, therefore, urges all National Service Personnel to exercise patience as the necessary administrative processes are being concluded to have all the arrears duly paid.