Management Retreat 2016

The Local Government Service Secretariat as part of its tradition undertook an introspective retreat between 25th and 28th of February. The retreat started in earnest on the 26th. In his opening remarks the Head of Service (HoS), Dr. Callistus Mahama noted that such introspective retreat was very important to us as an organisation because without […]

Orientation for newly appointed Heads of Agric Department of MMDAs/RCCs

The Local Government Service is mandated to ensure Administrative Decentralization which is one of the major pillars in the decentralization agenda. The objective of the administrative decentralization is ‘’to improve the administrative and human resources capacity of the entire membership of the Service and other Local Government stakeholders to ensure effective service delivery. In line […]

MMDAs Must Have Offices For Independent Government Institutions – Prof. Ahwoi

 A local government expert says all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) must have functional offices for Independent Governance Institutions (IGIs) in their jurisdiction, in order to ensure good governance, transparency and accountability. Professor Kwamena Ahwoi, a lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), said as far as practicable, MMDAs must […]

Solidarity Message by Dr. Callistus Mahama, Head of Local Government Service on the Ocassion of the Launch of the Ghana National Household Registry

Your Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Hon. Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Ministers from Health and Education Development Partners, Distinguished Guest, Directors and staff of MoGCSP, The Media, Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the Local Government Service, I wish to pledge our unflinching support for the Development […]

Assemblies Urged To Seek Professional Advice Before Entering Into Public Private Partnership Agreements

The Minister of State in charge of Public Private Partnership (PPP), Honorable Rashid Pelpuo, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to seek advice from the Public Investment Division (PID) of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) before entering into such agreements. The Minister explained that this was to ensure that the citizenry benefited from […]

National Service Personnel of the Local Government Service Secretariat On Familiarization Tour in the Regions

The Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) has organized a familiarization tour for the National Service Personnel who served at the Secretariat during the 2014/2015 service period. The tour which was part of the farewell package for the personnel took them to a number of Regional Co-ordinating Councils (RCCs), Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in […]

Tribute To The Late John Kofi Adomako

The Head of Service Dr. Callistus Mahama had the unpleasant duty to lead the Local Government Service to lay to rest of the illustrious Co-ordinating Director for Lower Manya-Krobo Municipal Assembly at his home, Woarakose in Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti region. The late John Kofi Adomako affectionately, called Guru by his colleagues joined the […]

Signing of the Performance Agreement Contract in the Volta Region

The MDCDs signed the Performance Agreement Contract with their MDCEs in the presence of the Head of Local Government Service – Dr. Callistus Mahama, the Honourable Regional Minister and the Volta Regional Coordinating Director. In her speech, the Volta Regional minister commended the initiative by the Local Government Service in getting Coordinating Directors to sign […]