Mahama Nursing trainee allowance will be restored

The scrapping was met with much resistance from some students who rely on the allowances to support themselves in school.

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President John Mahama has reiterated government’s decision to restore the allowances of nursing trainees.

He said a technical committee set up to review allowances for nursing trainees has recommended payment of an abated allowance with a possibility to migrate them onto the Students Loan Scheme.

Addressing trainee nurses as part of his five day campaign tour in the Brong Ahafo region, he said “the committee recommended that since we are yet to amend the law to put our nursing and midwifery students on the students loan scheme, we should also put them on the allowance.”

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Government scrapped the allowances to remove the restrictions on admission to the various training institutions. This was in order to give more students the opportunity to gain admissions into these institutions.

However, the scrapping was met with much resistance from some students who rely on the allowances to support themselves in school.

Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has reiterated the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) position to restore the scrapped allowances for trainee nurses and teachers when voted into power.

He said the policy of scrapping the allowances by the NDC is not friendly and will only burden trainees but the President argued that new trainee nurses who are yet to be put on the students loan scheme will also be put on the cancelled nurses allowance scheme.

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