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Over 12,000 Registered Nurse Assistants Recruited prior to 2020 elections still home

Over 12,000 Registered Nurse Assistant Clinicals (RNAC)and Registered Nurse Assistant Preventive (RNAP) have still gotten Jobs after ministry of Health opened portal for them to apply for recruitment a month before 2020 presidential and parliamentary election in the country.

According to the concerned RNAC/RNAPs group, after six months, they are all still at home and has not been employed although it was believed that the ministry of finance issued financial clearance for their employment kit.


“leadership together with all members of concerned RNAC/RNAPs group 2019 wishes to express our displeasure on the delay in our postings process. For about six months now after accessing the portal ,our colleague degree and diploma nurses that we all accessed the portal on the same day have already started work whiles we still rot at home”.


The group therefore refused claims by government officials that all 2019 batch of nurses and Midwives have been posted to the various hospitals to work.

He said members of the group have been home for three years unleashing untold hardship on them.”

The public relations officer of the concerned RCAC/RNAPs,  Tenedu Ebenezer told Newsmen that, ” recent engagement with the Ministry on 11th April ,2022 revealed our data is with the MOH and not with the agencies to continue our recruitment process”.

The group has given a week ultimatum for the ministry to recruit them failure to do so will lead to massive picketing and subsequently demonstration.

By Lawrence Odoom

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