Breaking News

PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO ADDO REPORTEDLY REFUND HIS SALARY INCREMENT WORTH GHC 237,974

The sitting president of Ghana, Nana Addo, has reportedly returned his salary which was paid to him from January to August, this year which is the amount of GHC 237,974.

President Akufo Addo has fulfilled his pledge during this year’s May Day celebration, not to raise his salary, that of the Vice President, ministers and their deputies, and other government appointments.

This was done to minimize the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Ghana’s public finance. it was disclosed, on Tuesday  in Accra, by the Director of Communications at Presidency, Mr. Eugene Arhin, , at the weekly Jubilee House Press briefing
Mr. Arhin explained that when the President received his accrued salary for the period, he noticed that

the directive to freeze increments on his pay for 2021 had not been enforced, thus, “leading by example” he wrote a check on September 2, 2021, to cover the increments on his salary to reflect the decision he took to reduce the stress on the public purse.

Mr. Arhin said other appointees of State, including the Vice President, were all to refund the difference that they have received. He also said that the Chief of Staff, Madam Akosua Frema Osei-Opare had stated that there is a  directive to all ministers, deputy ministers and Staff at the Presidency.

Source: NKONKONSA.com

About Nkonkonsa.com

Check Also

‘I CAN TESTIFY‘ – Sam George Reacts Akufo-Addo’s Plan To Marry An EWE Woman

President Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo-Addo, sparked a range of responses on social media over the …