Ghana’s decentralization program began in 1988 with the sole aim of bringing governance closer to the people. In this regard, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) were created to serve as development authorities at the local level. MMDAs are responsible for the overall development of their jurisdictions.
Capacity Building and Training: Local Government Service Continuous Professional Development
The ILGS in collaboration with the OHLGS offers the enhanced Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programme for staff of the Local Government Service. These programmes, referred to as the Local Government (LG) Scheme of Service (SoS) Training Programmes have a menu of courses that is fit-for-purpose for the various professional classes clustered as follows: administrators; human resource managers; environmental health and sanitation officers; finance, budget and rating officers; planners (development and physical); engineers and; management information system officers.
We provide the best environment conducive for studies. We have large and medium sized lecture rooms with audiovisual support equipment to facilitate teaching and learning. There are also hostel facilities with campus wide free internet wi-fi.