OHLGS PARTICIPATE IN THE LAUNCH OF EU- GRANT SUPPORT PROJECT IN BIBIANI-AHWIASO-BEKWAI DISTRICT – WESTERN REGION

Bibiani – 28th February, 2017: The Office of the Head of Local Government Service (OHLGS) joined the Bibiani-Ahwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly – Western Region and other dignitaries at a ceremony to officially announce the commencement of a European Union (EU) – Grant Support Project to promote local economic development. Guests at the occasion were received by […]

OHLGS ORGANISES PEER LEARNING WORKSHOP FOR MMAs PARTICIPATING IN THE LGCSP

A Peer Learning workshop has been organised for Coordinating Directors and Focal Persons involved in the implementation of the Local Government Capacity Support Project (LGCSP) in the Northern and Southern Sectors. The workshop was organised by the Local Government Service with support from the World Bank. It was held between 13th and 17th of February […]

HoS BRIEFS PARLIAMENTARY SELECT COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ON LGS’ OPERATIONS

Ada – 27th February, 2017: The Head of Service (HoS), Dr. Callistus Mahama briefed members of the newly constituted Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government and Rural Development on the operations of the LGS – a public service institution mandated to secure the effective administration and management of the decentralised local governance system in the […]

DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS COMMEND DR. CALLISTUS MAHAMA

Development Partners (DPs) in the Decentralisation Sector have commended the Head of the Local Government Service, Dr Callistus Mahama for his exceptional dedication and commitment to work during his tenure as Chair of the Decentralisation Sector working Group. He was lauded for the critical role played in moving the group forward and the monumental successes […]

HEAD OF SERVICE AND DIRECTORS OF OHLGS MEETS DANIDA REVIEW MISSION TEAM

OHLGS – 20th February, 2017: The Head of Service, Dr. Callistus Mahama and Directors of OHLGS interacted with a team from the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) as part of a mid-term review on the Rights to Services and Good Governance Programme (RSGGP). The RSGGP was designed to stimulate the demand side of accountability by […]

Training on Programme Based Budgeting for Selected Officers of MMDAs Ends

The Local Government Service has organized a series of two-day workshop on Programme Based Budgeting (PBB) for District Assemblies outside the scope of the Local Government Capacity Support Project (LGCSP). Training beneficiaries included Heads of the Internal Audit Unit, Agriculture and Social Welfare and Community Development Departments. Participants were taken through the concept, principles and […]

Head of Service Attends the 2016 Annual Review Conference of Development Planning Officers in the Eastern Region as Special Guest of Honour

The Head of Local Government Service Dr. Callistus Mahama joined the Eastern Regional Planning Officers Association at their annual retreat at MODAK Hotel in Kwahu – Pepease on Thursday 26th January, 2017 as the Special Guest of Honour. The conference is organized yearly to review performance and plan for the ensuing year. The Head of […]

OHLGS Mourns With a Bereaved Staff

On Saturday 21st January, 2017 the Head of Local Government Service, Dr. Callistus Mahama, Directors and staff of the Office of the Head of Local Government Service (OHLGS) were at Koforidua in the Eastern Region to mourn with a staff whose spouse passed on in December, 2016. Staff of the Eastern Regional Coordinating Council, District […]