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NABCO trainees give government 3-day ultimatum to settle unpaid allowances

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Beneficiaries of government’s Nation Builders Corps, (NABCO) program have given government a 3-day ultimatum to address their grievances about unpaid allowances from last year or face their wrath.

The trainees have in recent times complained bitterly about the seeming nonchalance of government about their unpaid monies. The coalition is demanding full payment of their arrears which date as far back as November 2018.

Members of the establishment have expressed discontent over the prolonged period taken to pay their arrears and have for that matter threatened to embark on a massive protest as a last resort to getting their grievances addressed

The NABCO beneficiaries in a statement said: “if our appeal hasn't been duly considered, will follow a Press Conference for further declaration of the date for a Massive Demonstration which intuitively is a very sorrowful resort to getting our grievances addressed as hardworking Nation Builders. The Coalition would like to ardently add that, our demands must and be fully addressed. We state emphatically that; in as much as April is about ending, we demand full payment from November to April in any case of extension of payments into the preceding month to meet our earnest quest of regularization”.

The NABCO trainees are also requesting for the necessary structures to be put in place to stipulate and monitor a healthy disciplinary relationship between trainees and coordinators as well as a probe into all reported cases of infractions at the district level

“The Coalition reaffirms the unity among all Trainees and call for collaboration of all divergent segments and our Precious Coordinators to drum their support over the Coalition. We also request for a probe into all reported cases of infractions on Trainees at the district level”.

Read their full statement below

Press Release

26/04/2019

Pay us to avoid potential actions

Coalition of Nabco Trainees

Respecting our solid allegiance to this initiative through the indexes of Trainees incessant praises to His Excellency; Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo for this unprecedented opportunity coupled with our unflinching commitments as True Nation Builders demonstrable by our hard work, punctuality, field excellence, and diligence as touted by the various module implementation partners emphatically National Road Safety Commission and GRA;

The Coalition of Nabco Trainees by this communiqué passionately appeal to all stakeholders to urgently look into our petitions received and address our grievances or least issue official settlement plans before Tuesday, 30th April, 2019.

Beyond the aforementioned date, if our appeal hasn't been duly considered, will follow a Press Conference for further declaration of the date for a Massive Demonstration which intuitively is a very sorrowful resort to getting our grievances addressed as hardworking Nation Builders.

Demands in Our Petition

1. Equalize Trainees by paying all those with arrears backlogs dated back November, 2018.

2. Pay all Arrears due and Regularized stipends payment.

3. Place all unplaced Trainees.

4. Probe into all reported cases of infractions on Trainees at the district level and issue structures to stipulate and monitor a healthy and tiptop disciplinary relationship between Trainees and coordinators.

The Coalition would like to ardently add that, our demands must and be fully addressed. We state emphatically that; in as much as April is about ending, we demand full payment from November to April in any case of extension of payments into the proceeding month to meet our earnest quest of regularization.

Again, the Coalition reaffirms the unity among all Trainees and call for collaboration of all divergent segments and our Precious Coordinators to drum their support over the Coalition.

All Trainees should kindly note that the positive quest of the Coalition dovetails into the apparent sentiments and collective welfare of all Trainees, therefore Trainees should debunk any odd allegation on tribal or political manipulations crassly distorted by few segments.

NABCO IS OUR HERITAGE, LET'S BLESS THE INITIATOR, AND LEARN TO LIVE IT WELL

WE HOPE TO SEE ALL OUR GRIEVANCES RESOLVED, TO ENABLE THE COALITION TO REDIRECT ITS FOCUS ON ITS CORE PURPOSE OF TRAINEES EMPOWERMENT, CAPACITY BUILDING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP, AND PROMULGATION OF THIS LAUDABLE INITIATIVE

GOD BLESS YOU ALL

Cc:

The President of the Republic of Ghana

The Veep of the Republic of Ghana

The Cabinet

The Parliament

The Minister of Finance

The Minister of Information

The Nabco Secretariat

All NABCO Trainees

All media houses

All Nabco Trainees Nationwide.

@Accra

@Kumasi

@Koforidua

@Ho

@Suyani

@Tamale

@and etc.

......Signed.........

Nana Barimah Asamoah

National President

Coalition of Nabco Trainees

0540382575

Samuel Nyarko Vice President

Coalition of Nabco Trainees 0541132571 Frank Aboagye Mensah

PRO, Coalition of Nabco Trainees 0247735947 Sadic Abubakar Morgan

Secretary, Coalition of Nabco Trainees. 0245830465 Thomas Gyamerah

Organizer, Coalition of Nabco Trainees 0242344950

Stephanie Sampong Eastern Regional President

Obeng Francis Bono East President

Helen Acheampong Ashanti Regional President

Joel Jesse Addo Western Regional President

Samuel Benson Central Regional President

Vitus Kukeba Upper East President

Malik Sumaila Savannahs Regional President

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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