Gov’t Increases NSS Allowance To GH₵559.00
Government has approved the amount of GHC559.04 to be paid to National Service Personnel as monthly allowance starting January 1, 2017.
This upward adjustment of the allowance represents an increment of about 60 percent of the current amount of GHC350.00.
A statement signed by Finance Ministry’s Chief Director, Patrick Nomo directs the Auditor-General to conduct an audit of the new rate to enable payment to start as scheduled.
The last time NSS allowance was increased was in January, 2014. It moved up from GH243.48 to GH350.00.
At least over 70, 407 service personnel currently serving the country in various capacities are expected to benefit from the pay raise.