SCRAP 30 PER CENT GOVT APPOINTEES TO MMDAS

The Head of the Local Government Service (LGS), Dr Nana Ato Arthur, has called for the 30 per cent appointment of members to metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) by the government to be scrapped. He said the purpose for which the constitution made that provision had been defeated because it was counterproductive as ruling […]

OHLGS HOLDS END OF YEAR STAFF DURBAR

OHLGS – Friday December 21, 2018: The Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) organized a staff durbar to review events and performance for year 2018. The durbar also offered the Head of Service, Dr Nana Ato Arthur opportunity to interact with staff. The Head of Service said, the year 2018 was […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE SIGNS PACT WITH IHS OF ERASMUS UNIVERSITY

The Local Government Service (LGS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam, to build capacities of staff to ensure improved capacities of staff in a decentralized context. The MoU was signed by the Head of the Local Government Service, Ing. Dr […]

HEAD OF SERVICE PARTICIPATES IN AFRICITIES SUMMIT 2018

Introduction The Head of the Local Government Service, Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur led a four-member delegation of the Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) to participate in the Africities Summit 2018 in Marrakesh, Morocco from November 20 – 24, 2018. The summit which is held every three years in one […]

OHLGS TRAINS DEPARTMENTAL HEADS OF MMDAs

Tamale – Wednesday November 21, 2018: The Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) in collaboration with the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) commenced a series of nationwide trainings on Decentralisation and Local Governance for Heads of Department of District Assemblies. The first of these training programmes was organised at the […]

HEAD OF SERVICE ADDRESSES CHIEF EXECUTIVES OF NGGA DISTRICTS

Tamale – Friday November 16, 2018: The Head of the Local Government Service, Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur has addressed 35 District Chief Executives of project districts under the Northern Ghana Governance Activity (NGGA) and RING at a training workshop at the Global Dreams Hotel organized through the collaborative effort of the Care Northern Ghana […]

HEAD OF SERVICE VISITS NANTON DISTRICT ASSEMBLY

Tamale – Friday November 16, 2018: The Head of the Local Government Service, Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur paid a working visit and interacted with staff of Nanton District Assembly, one of the newly created District Assemblies in the Northern Region. The visit formed part of his nationwide familiarisation tour of District Assemblies across the […]

LGS COUNCIL MEMBERS ATTEND ONE WEEK CELEBRATION OF THE LATE ISAAC ASIAMAH

ACCRA-Monday November 12, 2018: Members of the Local Government Service Council led by its Chairman, Nana Rex Owusu-Ansah and some Senior officers at the Office of the Head of the Local Government Service were at the residence of the Late Isaac Asiamah in Accra to commiserate with family and friends who had gathered to celebrate […]