National Service Sacked NSS Staff sue government

The aggrieved Staff who filed the suit at the Labour High Court argue that there was no board in place to authorise their termination as required by the NSS Act.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Some 205 staff of the National Service Scheme (NSS) who were employed at the secretariat towards the end of the erstwhile National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) government in December 2016 have filed a suit at the Labour High Court challenging their dismissal.

The aggrieved Staff who filed the suit at the Labour High Court argue that there was no board in place to authorise their termination as required by the NSS Act.

READ MORE: Sacked NSS Staff must go to court to seek redress - Kpessah Whyte

play Mr Mustapha Ussif, Acting Executive Director of the National Service Scheme

 

State Attorneys on Monday, March 27 2017, asked the court for additional time to file their statement in opposition to the application.

play Former Executive Director of National Service Scheme Dr. Micheal Kpessah Whyte

READ ALSO: Finance Ministry increases NSS allowance from GH¢350 to GH¢559

The Labour High Court however, granted their request and subsequently adjourned the matter to April 5, 2017 for hearing.

On Wednesday, 8 February 2017, the National Service Secretariat sacked all last-minute recruits employed by the former Executive Director of National Service Scheme  Dr. Micheal Kpessah Whyte.

Earlier, Dr. Micheal Kpessah Whyte  urged the sacked workers of the scheme should go to court to seek legal redress.

He said the secretariat followed due process to recruit the staff.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 In Central Region Only 6 teachers impregnated students – GNATbullet
2 SHS Ranking Here are the best SHS in every regionbullet
3 In Eastern Region Students of KOTEC and SDA SHS clash over girlsbullet
4 New Date Students will no longer write WASSCE in Februarybullet
5 Education In Ghana Top 10 most expensive schools in Ghana and...bullet
6 University of Ghana [CHECK HERE] UG releases 2017/2018...bullet
7 KNUST [CHECK HERE] KNUST releases 2017/2018 admission listbullet
8 In Northern Region Students of St. Vincent College go on...bullet
9 University Of Education UEW withholds certificates of...bullet
10 Free SHS Funding secured for first 4years  – Ministerbullet

Top Videos

1 Congratulations Aunty Bee of Efiewura fame graduates from University of...bullet
2 Sacrilege 13 Islamic SHS students in trouble for dancing ‘one corner’bullet
3 Outrageous Brawl Female teachers exchange blows over male counterpartbullet
4 Technology in Ghana KNUST team builds solar-powered carbullet
5 Watch Best WASSCE graduate denied admission to study Medicine at...bullet
6 Gas Explosion Akufo-Addo speaks on Atomic Junction gas explosionbullet
7 Unemployment Education Ministry assures unemployed graduate...bullet
8 Invasion Surveying and Mapping students fight land guardsbullet

Student