No Ghana Card No Salary, Controller and Accountant General issues Ultimatum to Public Sector Workers
The Controller and Account General Department which is responsible for payment of salary to public sector workers has served a notice to all employees on the Government of Ghana payroll to register and get a Ghana card by 1st December, 2021 or risk been taken off from the Government of Ghana payroll.
The Controller and Accountant General's Department has issued a statement, directing that all public sector workers get a Ghana card. It added that they should make its pin available for another biometric identification or get deleted from the payroll. The Letter was signed by the Mr. Kwasi Aning-Bosompem, AG Controller and Accountant General.
The Controller And Accountant General Department of Ghana has issued a public notice to all government workers on 12th October 2021. The statement was issued and signed by Kwasi Kwaning Bosompem, who is the Accountant General of the above department. In the statement it indicated that theController And Accountant General Department (CAGD) is collaborating with National Identification Authority to have a harmonized database which will speed up Biometric and the unique identification of all workers on the government payroll.
As part of Government of Ghana's efforts to deliver speedy ,secured and verified payroll services to Government employee and pensioners whiles reducing the risk of underserving payments or claims ,the Controller And Accountant- General Department collaborating with the National Identification Authority to have a harmonized database to facilitate biometric and unique identification to all workers and on the Government's payroll .
The Digitization agenda is ongoing and no one will be left behind. The long term goal of making the Ghana Card a one and true means of identification in Ghana will soon be realized as some institutions and processes now require the Ghana Card before transactions can be completed.
The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, has disclosed the total number of teachers the central government through the Ghana Education Service (GES) will recruit into service by the end of the year 2021. This was revealed in a live video shared on GES Official Facebook page today, 5th October 2021.
The Controller and Accountant General has issued a notice to public employees that if they do not register for their Ghana Cards by December 1, they will not be paid. According to the Controller, Kwasi Kwaning Bosompem, all public sector employees are required to obtain a Ghana Card in order to consolidate databases and permit biometric and unique identification of all government employees.
The Controller and Accountant-General has stated that public sector workers would not be paid their salaries later this year if persons have not registered for the National Identity Card (Ghana Card). This will take effect from December 1, 2021. This move comes after several ghost names were deleted from the government's payroll.
The Controller and Accountant General's Department has served notice that emoluments of Public sector workers who have not acquired the National Identification Card known popularly as the Ghana Card will not be settled effective December 1, 2021. The move according to the CAGD is to help establish secured and verified payroll and to prevent the payments of salaries and pension claims to undeserving beneficiaries.
Following the Meeting of the Education Minister with the Principals of Colleges of Education, the following out come are to be noted. Admissions And Academic Calendar Government Of Ghana wanted Colleges of Education to defer admissions until the ongoing WASSCE results are released. However the various Principals of the Colleges of Education insisted that the available number of candidates that applied for this year’s admission was enough to admit and begin the new academic year.
One of the bodies authorised by the Government of Ghana to investigate organised crimes and other related offences is the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO). This body (EOCO) was formerly known as the Serious Crime Office (SFO). The Economic and Organised Crime Office investigates matters with the approval of the Attorney General.
The Government of Ghana has finally concluded on increasing the basic pay of public sector workers. This decision was made after thorough negotiations were made between the organized labour and the Government. Before Thursday, 1 July, 2021, the organized labour had proposed a basic pay rise of 15% for both 2021 and 2022 but the Government stood at 4% and 6% for the year 2021 and 2022 respectively.
The term NABCO is an abbreviation for Nation Builders Corps. NABCO was initiated by the Government of Ghana. It was initiated to employ Service Workers that would help build the nation. It is a fact that most graduates end up staying at home without work after completing their respective Universities.
Ghanaian Teachers across the Country have expressed disappointment and frustrations over Ghana Education Service (GES) policy implementation at the teaching profession. Currently even the new curriculum textbooks are not available for making the curriculum implementation effective. Couple with that is the Continues Professional Development workshop supposed to be held once every turn has been held only once since the introduction of the new curriculum in 2019.
Road Contractors who works with the Ministry of Highways and the Government has said they would not be ordered around to return to any site without their monies owed them by government being paid to them in full. This statement came from the Vice Chairperson of the Road Contractors in the country, Mr. Stephen Atatsi when confronted to confirm if his colleagues have received the said GHS 800, million.
The primary source of funds in basic schools in the country is, the capitation grant. This grant is paid by the Government of Ghana to finance activities like minor maintenance, purchase of teaching and learning materials, transportation and others. However, some schools continue to perform poorly in the Basic Education Certificate Examination.
Please follow me for more updates and don't forget to comment using the comment section below A teacher who is also called an educator is a person who helps a students to acquire knowledge, competence or virtue. Though the role of a teacher can be taken up by anyone for example when showing a colleague how to perform a specific task.
The Government of Ghana On Saturday August 7th, 2021 received over 177,600 doses of Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccines to help fight the Virus. The latest consignment of vaccines was acquired through the vaccine acquisition Trust mechanism established by the African Union with support from the African Import and Export Bank, the Africa CDC and the World Bank.
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article The Government of Ghana purchased books which contained "past questions" for last year's West African Secondary School Examination (WASSCE) candidates. The total cost for the books (past quesrions) provided was given to be GH¢ 33,641,043.75 by the Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei-Adutwum when he spoke to the House.
The Ghana National Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS) is set to distribute laptops to private school teachers across the country. According to the council, the initiative will be officially launched on August 2, 2021. The laptops to be distributed are i7 laptops and tablets with full connectivity to both teachers and students.