Recruits under the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCo) have threatened to demonstrate on Friday,May 31,2019 over non-payment of allowances.
The Leadership of the Coalition of Nabco Trainees indicated in a statement that they shall converge at Obra Spot, Circle, Accra to show their displeasure regarding the payment of their allowances.
The Leadership said it has finalized all necessary arrangements with the Police by furnishing all necessary requirements of the Public Order Act.
”The decision to embark on a demonstration is driven by resentments Trainees have harbored since we subscribed unto this initiative which is grounded on” They Statement suggests.
The recruits outlined some of the reasons that led to their decision to demonstrate on Friday.
”Management inefficiencies, lack of : fairness, acceptable standard of recognition to the technocrats, enthusiasm and vitality in addressing Trainees concerns. Which Trainees don’t appreciate the manner this Flagship programme is been managed by the Secretariat*
” Management’s breach of contractual terms most importantly stipends payment on account of irregularities amid persistent rehashing of the government’s position by the information Minister that this initiative is fully funded*the statement said.
The recruits said they strongly adhere to their solemn demands, and this demonstration can only be called off upon total fulfillment of their grievances.
The recruits said they shall call off the demonstration if their employers pay all Trainees with arrears from November to February in addition to March and April stipends to purge them at par with the regular colleagues.
They further indicated their employers should pay both March and April stipends and regularize the subsequent months.