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Gender Ministry adjudged best public institution

Jan 04, 2017 at 5:24pm
Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has been adjudged the most accessible and transparent public sector among all public institutions in the country.

The ministry emerged the overall winner at the sixth Imani Ghana Public Sector Leadership Awards for 2016 held in Accra.

The Imani Public Sector Leadership Award (IPSLA) is an annual public service excellence award organised by Imani Centre for Policy and Education, Ghana.

The award sought to reward successful and effective delivery of service by public institutions in Ghana to their stakeholders and publics. The period of review spans September of a previous year to September of a current year.

The sector minister, Nana Oye Lithur, was full of praise for the staff of the ministry and made special mention of the Deputy Minister, Mrs Dela Sowah, who also doubles as the Member of Parliament for Kpando, the Chief Director, Mr Kwesi Amo-Himbson, as well as a host of directors at the ministry who made the award possible.

The outgoing minister said through hard work and dedication, the ministry was able to formulate a lot of policies within the year which included the Child and Family Welfare Policy (CFWP), the National Gender Policy, the Social protection Policy and the Justice for Children Policy, among others which were at various stages of approval.

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com


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