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Nya holds maiden meeting with staff at the National secretariat


The new leadership of the NYA, led by newly appointed CEO, Mr. Sylvester Tetteh, on Wednesday, 16th October 2019, met and interacted with staff at the national secretariat of the Authority.
The meeting which was the first of its kind also had Deputy CEO (Finance/Administration) Mrs. Akosua Manu and Mr. Nelson Owusu-Ansah Deputy CEO (Operations/Programmes) in attendance.
Mr. Tetteh, addressing the staff, entreated them to continue to work hard to meet the hopes and aspirations of the close to 15 million young persons who fall within the mandate of the Authority.
He tasked them to remain loyal to the corporate mission of the Authority as spelt out by the NYA Act (939) of 2016 and to endeavor to attain the overall objectives of the Authority whilst working to meet the vision of H.E the President to make young people the centerpiece of his development agenda.
He mentioned the Free SHS, NABCO and restoration of Teacher and Nursing trainee allowances as clear testaments to the Presidents desire to improve the welfare of the youth.
He said the new team expects the cooperation of all staff and urged them to do all in their power to be worthy ambassadors of the Authority wherever they find themselves.
Mr. Owusu-Ansah, for his part, said the NYA which has transitioned from a council with limited scope to an Authority with a broader mandate has new tasks and responsibilities, and challenged the members of staff to work diligently at meeting these responsibilities whiles endeavoring to enhance the overall reputation and image of the Authority.
Mrs. Akosua Manu, DCEO (F/A), advised staff to always make reference to the NYA Act of 2016 which mentions, discipline, propriety, dynamism, creativity, commitment and patriotism as worthy values to abide by and challenged the staff to always be mindful and strive to live by these noble values at all times.
There was an open forum where members of staff shared matters of relevance to themselves such as the need to uphold confidentiality and mutual respect for all.