The Director of the National Service Secretariat in the Eastern Region has disclosed the number of National Service personnel posted to the region.
Mr. Benjamin Asante stated that a total of 6,882 National Service personnel have been posted to the various agencies both public and private across Eastern Region.
The 2021 number revealed an increment of some 152 from last year’s total number of 6,730.
In an interview on Freedom 89.3 FM’s “Yen Man” with the host, Kwaku Aboagye Apenteng on Monday, October 25, 2021, Mr. Asante added, some 5436, 6211, 6730 personnel’s have been posted to the region from 2018 to 2020 respectively.
Mr. Asante expressed that, National Service has become very important and without a school certificate, no one would be granted the opportunity to enter the National Service.
He added that the new system introduced at the National Service Secretariat has prevented ghost names from getting into their database.