Following clearance by the Ministry of Finance for 11,840 staff to be employed permanently to augment their existing staff strength at various Ministries, Departments and Agencies(MDAs), the government has hinted at absorbing more employees National Builders’ Corps (NABCO).
Deputy Minister of Finance John Kumah on a Kumasi-based radio station revealed that more of these employees who are temporal staff at some agencies will be given permanent employment as promised by the government.
“Already, the government has absorbed half of NABCO trainees. The objective now is that every NABCO person will be made permanent in his or her place of work with this new directive from the government”, Deputy Minister of Finance, Hon. John Kumah announced.
In six separate letters, four to the Interior Minister (for Police, Fire Service, Immigration and Prisons Service) and the remaining two to the Education and National Security Ministers confirming the clearance to employ staff members, the Finance Minister indicated that the effective date for the people to be recruited will be 1st of August 2021.
Speaking on Kumasi-based Hello FM monitored by MyNewsGh.com, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Ejisu commended President Akufo-Addo led administration for this new initiative.
“It was part of the Akufo-Addo government to give the unemployed youth jobs. It is an indication that Ghana’s economy is doing better amidst of Covid-19”, Hon. John Kumah told the host, King Edward, during a telephone conversation.