Sep 27, 2011 at 10:39am
2011/2012 National Service postings released
A total of thirty four thousand and fifteen (34,015) representing 56 percent of personnel have been deployed to the education sector for the 2011/2012 National Service programme.
This was announced by the Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Vincent Kuagbenu at a news conference in Accra.
The increased deployment to the education sector comes against the high number of grades recorded in this year's BECE.
The Scheme has also deployed 16,801 personnel to the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies MMDA's.
Out of a total of ten thousand eight hundred and thirty seven (10,837) personnel requested in the health sector, the scheme deployed four thousand, five hundred and eighteen (4,518) representing eight percent.
According to the Executive Director, the second phase of deployment of health professionals will be announced as soon as all the necessary processes are completed.
The scheme also posted five thousand and sixteen (5,016) personnel to the private sector.
Mr. Kuagbenu said out of a total of eighty thousand five hundred and eighty six (80,586) requests received from organisations and schools, the scheme provided sixty thousand three hundred and fifty (60,350) personnel.
He said with support from the MMDA's the scheme has built eleven transit quarters for personnel who have been sent to deprived communities.
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