Wednesday, April 27, 2022


Preparations towards the 2022 Civil Service Week celebrations have commenced with the Planning Committee put in place.  

The planning committees have begun their work in earnest. In order to give this year’s celebration a different dimension, the Head of Civil Service, Nana Agyekum Dwamena has added some selected Chief Directors to the Planning Committee.  

To show appreciation to stakeholders of the celebration, the Head of Civil Service on behalf of the Civil Service thanked the Hon. Senior Presidential Advisor, Yaw Osafo Marfo for his contribution not only to the Civil Service Week (CSW) but to the operations of the entire Civil Service

He recognised his role in providing support for the CSW through the Public Sector Reform for Results Project (PSRRP), representing H. E. the Vice President as Special Guest for the 2019 celebrations, ensuring stability on the labour front by facilitating the preparation of the composite Conditions of Service for Civil and Local Government Staff among others.

The HCS indicated that the Civil Service since 2017 had received tremendous government support in diverse ways. For instance, clearing the backlog of promotion and training a lot of staff. Department of Integrated Community Center for Employable Skills (DICCES), Non-Formal Education etc. who had not received institutional training for a long while.

The Hon. Yaw Osafo Marfo appreciated the Civil Service for the improved Performance Management System. He highlighted the content of the Chief Director’s Performance Agreement which he had informed H. E. the President about.

He put emphasise on the following:

• the need for training in the changing world of work. “Every institution which wants to grow need to focus on training.”

• the need for specific institutions such as University of Ghana Business School, GIMPA etc. to provide hands on training to the Public Service to help staff deliver on their mandate.

He advised the Civil Service to commence the training of staff immediately they entered the Civil Service and stressed the need for continuous training.

He encouraged the Civil Service to seek for training support in and out of the country.

He advised the Civil Service to also focus on records keeping through digitalization.