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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NATIONWIDE SENSITISATION ON ISCCS ENDS

October 15 – 16, 2018: The Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) ended the series of nationwide sensitization workshops on Inter-Service and Sectoral Collaboration and Co-operation System (ISCCS) with visits to the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regions. The workshops targeted Heads of Regional Departments and Agencies, Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society […]

OHLGS UNDERTAKES SECOND LEG OF ISCCS

October 8 – 12, 2018: The Office of the Head of Local Government Service (OHLGS) has organized the second of a series of nationwide sensitization workshops on Inter-Service and Sectoral Collaboration and Co-operation System (ISCCS). Regions covered in the second round of sensitizations were Eastern, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions. The workshops which […]

LGS PRESENTS VEHICLES TO RCCs

The Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) has presented ten (10) Toyota Hilux Pickups vehicles to the Budget Offices of the Regional Co-ordinating Councils (RCCs) as part of efforts to strengthen the capacity of the RCCs in the discharge of their mandate. The vehicles were procured from the Local Government Service’s […]