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Nursing Trainees Share their Joy As they Receive their Allowances

Nursing Trainees Across the country have began receiving their allowances as promised by the vice president some weeks ago.

According to information available, Controller and Accountant General Department(CAGD) has paid monies to into the accounts of the Ministry of Health for the Onward transfer to trainees.

In videos available to ghnewstoday.com and circulating on social media suggest that, the payment started yesterday, with some trainee nurses receiving such much as 3-8 months arears payments.

 

Some Nursing trainees who have received their allowances have expressed their joy and gratitude to the government.

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on his campaign tour promised the trainee students of the payment of their allowances.

The Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)promised that he is going to ensure their allowances are paid.

 

He also assured the student that, he will work to streamline the payment of their allowances going forward  to eliminate delays in payments.

Dr. Bawumia have been a champion for the nursing and teacher trainee allowance as he believe it provides a crucial respite for students.

The Nursing Trainee allowance was cancelled by the erstwhile Joh Mahama administration, citing it inability to continue to pay as it put pressure on public purse.

Along with Teacher trainees allowances, Former President Mahama vowed not to restore the allowance even if it will cost him an election.

However, in a U-turn, in the lead up to the 2020 elections, he promised to restore the allowance and promising same in the 2024 campaign.

 

Gh News Today
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Kwaku Opoku-Dame is the Chief Editor of Ghnewstoday.com, and he is based in Tema, Ghana. Kwaku holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies (Journalism major) from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.
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