“NSS will pay your arrears, Be patient :”The National Service personnel advised.


The National Service Scheme (NSS) has assured that the secretariat has received and is processing the September 2023 allowances for service members for payment as quickly as feasible.

In addition, processing was underway for the arrears following the most recent upward adjustments, which will be paid shortly after the September allowances.

In a press release published on Sunday [Oct. 8, 2023] and signed by the Executive Director, Osei Assibey Antwi, the NSS provided the assurance.

This comes after the workers voiced worries regarding the January–June 2023 payment delay for the September allowance arrears.

Attached below is a copy of the NSS press statement:


  1. Management of the National Service Scheme has taken notice of concerns expressed by national service personnel regarding their unpaid allowances for September and arrears covering January to June 2023 from the recent upward adjustments of their monthly allowances.
  2. Management wishes to assure service personnel that allowances for September 2023 have been released to the scheme and are being processed for payment as soon as possible.
  3. Management further wishes to assure service personnel that allowances for October and the arrears are all being processed and will be paid soon after payment of the September allowances.
  4. All service personnel are therefore encouraged to exercise restraint as the normal financial processes are being adhered to for all their well-deserved allowances to be paid.
  5. Management commends the patience of all service personnel in the face of the challenges they have experienced serving their country.
  6. Management wishes all national service personnel well as they complete their one-year mandatory national service to the state at the end of October 2023.

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