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A GH₵156 upward adjustment has been approved by government for National Service Personnel (NSP) raising their monthly allowance from GH₵559 to GH₵715.

A directive from the Ministry of Finance to the Controller and Accountant General, according to a Sunday, July 23, 2023, release, will give effect to the new levels.

The increase will be backdated from January 2023 for all personnel to receive the arrears entitled them.

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“In effect, all national service personnel who are currently in active service are entitled in arrears for the difference in the upward adjustment from January 2023 and would be paid accordingly,” portions of the release indicated.

“Management, therefore, urges all national service personnel to exercise patience as the necessary administrative processes are being concluded to have all the arrears paid,” the release added.

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