2022 NSS To Begin In November For Fresh University Graduates
The National Service Scheme is expected to deploy over 100,000 graduates from tertiary institutions in November 2022, to undertake their mandatory national service tasks all over the country.
The National Service Scheme (NSS) management is primed to post around 20,000 graduates, representing about 20% of the total number in the private sector, this will eventually satisfy a bid to increase internal revenue and achieve self-sufficiency.
Due to the rapid increase in demand for workers in the private sector, in the past two weeks, 16,000 graduates are already positioned for posting into the sector. This news was let out by Mr. Osei Assibey Antwi, the NSS’s Executive Director, who was addressing a staff meeting in Sunyani as part of a working trip to the Bono Region last Friday.
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Regional and district directors of the program from the Bono, Bono East, and Ahafo regions were present at the meeting, as the Executive Director strived to interact with the directors at the regional and district levels, given comprehending their challenges and collaborating in tandem to attain solutions.
According to Mr. Antwi, the private sector tends to retain more service members after the completion of their service durations, he opined that since the commercial sector has a higher retention opportunity than the public sector, he explained, “we will post more employees there to be able to get positions for graduates”.
He further cautioned the district and regional directors to be more inventive and creative to help raise more money to support the program.
” You should be creative and innovative enough to be able to recognize where is”, he said, making it clear that his organization had instituted a mobilization section to take care of its revenue generation.
In another interesting area, the Ghana Cedi has lost 40.05% in value to the US dollar in the immediate past three-quarter year and is placed in 147th position in the world, that’s a rating done by Bloomberg.
The dire financial conditions of the economy have worsened the state of the cedi this year, accruing to all three of the world’s main rating agencies downgrading the country’s credit ratings. The national currency’s appalling performance has also placed it last among the top 30 performing currencies on the continent of Africa, in such a humiliating fashion.