The vice President of the Republic of Ghana, his excellency Dr Mahamadu Bawumia paid an unannounced visit to the National Service Secretariat (NSS) head office to familiarise himself with the current activities that have been going on at the facility.
During the visit, the Executive Director of NSS, Mr Osei Assibey Antwi disclosed that the infusion of digital technology in the operations of the National Service Scheme has saved Ghana at least Ghs112m and blocked payments to undeserving persons.
The app, which combines facial recognition technology and Ghanacard checks for Verification and Validation and has so far blocked the enrollment of 14,027 potential fraudsters onto the Scheme, saving the nation a colossal amount of money.
The vice President commended the leadership of the National Science scheme for their undying sacrifice and hardwork for bringing the country this far. He also commended them for expressing delight in the digitalisation and the fruits it's bringing forth.
He said the idea of incorporating digitalisation into the scheme will keep corruption at bay.
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