Head of Service urges Management to take steps to deliver on core functions Monday, May 20, 2013 – 05:00 Dr. Callistus Mahama has called on the Directors of the Local Government Service to take steps to deliver on their core functions to enable the Service achieve its overall objective of ‘securing an effective administration and […]
A day’s validation workshop had been held in Accra with a call on the Assemblies to involve the public in planning, budgeting and the implementation process of programmes and projects to ensure that these interventions achieve their intended purpose(s). Mr. David Osei-Wusu, the Registrar at the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) gave this advice […]
The Local Government Service Council and Management staff witnessed an impressive handing over ceremony from the Chief Director to Dr. Callistus Mahama, as the Acting Head of Service on the 22nd of March, 2012, at the Secretariat’s conference room. Until his appointment Dr. Callistus Mahama, was the Deputy Director of the Institute of Local Government […]
Small but impressive separate ceremonies were organised to bid farewell to Daria Fane – Head of Governance Section, European Union Delegation to Ghana and Lars Moller Larsen, Programme Coordinator, Local Service Delivery and Governance Programme (LSDGP) of the Royal Danish Embassy. Both distinguished themselves in terms of their dealings with the Local Government Service (LGS) during […]
The Ghana’s Local Government Service is working hard to demonstrate meaning to Democracy in Africa. Ghana’s Local Government Service Championing Africa’s Decentralization
The Local Government Service Secretariat is organizing written examinations for University Graduates who have applied to enter the Local Government Service (LGS) of Ghana to pursue various careers. This is to ensure fair and transparent selection of high caliber staff into the Service to facilitate the achievement of its vision for Ghana. All University […]
The local Government Service commissioned its New Office Block. The Secretariat is located within the premises of the Media Commission and Commission on Culture opposite the Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Offices.
Under Ghana’s Decentralization Reform Initiative, a Performance Based Grant System, named District Development Facility was introduced. This facility has three component: a Basic Grant, Performance Grant and a Capacity Building component to be managed by the Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS). The LGSS had begun a series of capacity building training exercises aimed at addressing […]