The Parliamentary Service of Ghana has recognized and celebrated the exceptional dedication and contributions of 14 retired staff members at a ceremony held in Parliament House, Accra.
In a statement issued by the Public Affairs Directorate of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament, commended the retirees for their outstanding work ethics and sacrifices.
The sending-off initiative, now in its third year, aims to acknowledge and honour distinguished retired officers who have made significant contributions to the Parliamentary Service.
The Speaker expressed his unwavering support for the initiative and encouraged the retiring staff members to continue enhancing their knowledge and expertise through active engagement in workshops and capacity-building programs.
Highlighting the importance of continuous learning and development, the Speaker emphasized the need for professional growth and effectiveness within the Parliamentary service.
Recognizing the retirees as valuable custodians of institutional knowledge and experience, the Speaker urged them to document their experiences, creating a valuable manual that can guide and inspire current staff, fostering a culture of excellence and continuity within the service.
Speaker Bagbin called upon the retirees to embrace their role as mentors, providing guidance and support to their successors.
“By sharing your wisdom and expertise, you will help uphold the service's principles and ensure a seamless transition for future generations of parliamentary staff,” he stated.
The Speaker urged all staff members to uphold the core values of honesty, integrity, and hard work that underpin the Parliamentary Service.
As a token of appreciation for their invaluable contributions, the retirees were presented with certificates of service, citations of honour, and prizes during the ceremony.
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