APPOINTMENT OF HEADS OF DEPARTMENT

There have been some appointment of heads to the various departments. The following officers (with list attached) have been appointed as Heads of Department of: Works; Urban Roads; Transport and Social Welfare and Community Development.

PRESS RELEASE

LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE HAS NOT REPLACED STAFF ACCRA – 24th July, 2017: The attention of the Head of the Local Government Service (LGS) has been drawn to a publication captioned, “108 Coordinating Directors replaced” that has gained wide circulation on social media and other online news portals. The said post posits that “Government has relieved […]

Local Governance Bill (Act 2016) Passed

The Parliament of Ghana has finally passed into law, the Local Governance Bill which harmonizes five existing legislation on local governance to ensure achievement of the national decentralization objectives. The new law is a one-stop legal document on all local governance matters. The introduction of decentralization and local governance in Ghana in 1988 and its […]

BE MINDFUL OF A RECRUITMENT SCAM- LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE

The Local Government Service (LGS) on Tuesday September 27 warned the general public to be mindful of a recruitment scam. The LGS is not recruiting new staff for the secretariat contrary to an article being circulated on the social media. A statement signed Mr Joseph A. Ankamah, LGS Public Affairs Officer, and copied to the […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTRY INAUGURATES COMSDEF ADVISORY BOARD

Mr Joseph Obeng-Poku, Director Policy at the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, said Ghana over the few decades experienced a drastic shift in population from the rural to the urban areas. He said as a result, the country had experience pockets of slum settlements and its associated urban sprawl. Mr Obeng-Poku was speaking […]

Agreement: Between Government and Organized Labour

The Public Services Joint Standing Negotiating Committee (PSJSNC) comprising Government, represented by Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations on one part and Organized Labour on the other part,..

10TH QUADRENNIAL DELEGATES CONGRESS OF THE TRADES UNION CONGRESS (2016)

The 10th Quadrennial Delegates Congress of the Trades Union Congress (Ghana) was held in Kumasi on 6th -12th August, 2016 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. The event also marked the 70th Anniversary of the Trades Union Congress movement in Ghana, past leaders of the Trades Union movement in Ghana were […]

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HOS meets new LGWU national executives

The Head of Service of the Local Government Service organized a meeting with the newly executives of the Local Government Workers’ Union of TUC (Ghana). The meeting was organized to introduce the newly elected executives to the management at the Local Government Service Secretariat.