Koforidua, Ghana – The Public Services Workers' Union (PSWU) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Ghana, held its 11th quadrennial delegates conference in the Eastern Region to elect new council members for the region.
The conference celebrated the commitment to public services and reaffirmed the dedication of council officers to uphold professionalism, serve the public, and address the needs and concerns of members.
Mr. Benard Adjei, General Secretary of PSWU, highlighted the achievements made with the support of council members, including the introduction of the PSWU fund that offers members soft loans at a 15 percent annual interest rate.
Additionally, a “critical illness fund” has been introduced to cover diseases such as cancer, stroke, heart, and kidney diseases, with no additional cost to members.
Council members from various branches attended the conference, including representatives from Kwabeng, Odumase-Krobo, Begoro, Kade, Takorase, Nkawkaw, Donkorkrom, Akosombo, Mampong Akuapim, Akim Swedru, Akim Oda, and other areas.
Newly elected officers were sworn in, including Mr. Ebenezer Acheampong as the Eastern Regional Chairperson and Mr. Sukai Abudu Issah as the Regional Vice Chairperson. Other elected officers will take on key roles within the union, ensuring the interests of public service workers are protected.
The Public Services Workers' Union represents public sector workers in Ghana and continues to work towards the betterment of its members and the public service sector.
Reporting by Emelia B. Addae. Editing by Mariam Aminu.