The National Service Scheme has directed that all National Service Personels take their mandatory paid-annual leave effective Thursday, 26th March, 2020 till the end of April 2020.
The Scheme has also directed that all newly posted nurses who are due to start national service in April 2020, are also to take the month of April 2020 as their terminal leave.
The Management in view of the President’s directives on taking precautionary measures,released an earlier statement that directed the suspension of all public gathering of its staff and national service personnel till further notice.
In this new statement ,also,the Management of the scheme wishes to comply with the Public Services Commission’s circular recommending that all interns, national service personnel, NABCO officers, and other non-essential staff could take their leave.
In a statement signed by the Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Honourable Mustapha Ussif, it read : “This special arrangement replaces the annual terminal leave granted to all national service personnel under the NSS ACT 426, which is the last month of their service period. This means personnel will be at post in the last month of national service”.
See release below:
By:Alberta Dorcas N D Armah