Nana Addo Approves Salaries Of Presidential Spouse?

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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, does not approve salaries and benefits for the Executive and, by extension, for the First Lady and wife of the Vice-President, the Minister of Information, Mr. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said.

He has, therefore, been described as misleading, information making the rounds that President Akufo-Addo had given approval for Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo and Mrs. Samira Bawumia to receive the same salaries as cabinet ministers.

While confirming that there had been an increment in allowances for the spouses of the President and the Vice-President, Mr. Oppong Nkrumah emphasized that that was approval given by the Seventh Parliament.

The President does approve salaries and benefits for the Executive. Under Article 71, the First Lady and Second Lady are not office-holders so no one can determine their benefits under that article.

However, a committee only recommended that an arrangement for the spouses be made formal and that received approval from Parliament,” he indicated.

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