Local Governance Bill (Act 2016) Passed

The Parliament of Ghana has finally passed into law, the Local Governance Bill which harmonizes five existing legislation on local governance to ensure achievement of the national decentralization objectives. The new law is a one-stop legal document on all local governance matters. The introduction of decentralization and local governance in Ghana in 1988 and its […]

LGSS Meets with Representatives of the Youth Employment Agency

On Thursday 20th October, 2016, the Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) played host to representatives of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in its premises to discuss and chart a way forward on a proposal by the YEA to the Local Government Service (LGSS)for the deployment of paid interns as a temporary measure to address the […]


The Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) in fulfilment of its mandate of ensuring the effective and efficient day-to-day administration of the Local Government Service (LGS) and in accordance with the Local Government Service Act 2003, Act 656 is seeking highly successful and result-oriented persons to fill the following position(s): 1. JOB TITLE:  REGIONAL HEAD, PUBLIC […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Upgrading/Conversion into the Management Information System (MIS) Class

The Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) is receiving applications from its staff who have acquired degrees in: Computer Science Information Technology Or a relevant discipline To be considered for upgrading/conversion into the Management Information System (MIS) Class. Staff of the Service with any of the above qualifications but found themselves in a different class are […]

Head of Service Paid Working Visits to Eastern and Volta Regions

The Head of the Local Government Service, Dr. Callistus Mahama, paid a two day working visit to the Eastern and Volta Regions between Thursday 29th and Friday 30th September, 2016 respectively. The Head of Service (HoS) was accompanied by the Chief Director of the Secretariat, Mr. Joseph M. Dasanah, the Public Affairs Officer, Mr. Joseph […]