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Presidential Spouses Emoluments: Rebecca Akuffo Addo Pays Back Allowances In Full To The State

The first lady, Mrs Rebecca Akuffo Addo has really walked her talks by fully refunded alll allowances which have been paid to her by the state from 2017 to date. It could be recalled that on the 12th of July, 2021 issued a statement stating her intentions to reject the proposed monthly salary recommended by Prof Yaa Nitamoa-Baidu led committee, and further considered to refund any forms of allowances she has received. 

The payment which took effect on the 13th July 2021, saw the full amount received so far pay to the state coupled with a statement issued by and signed by Shirley Laryea of the Office of the First Lady. A cheque amount of GHC899,740 which covers the period in question was presented to the Chief of Staff at the presidency, Mrs Frema Osei Opare. 

Infact this new call to pay the spouses of the president and the vice spiked a huge criticisms from the general public, there was the likes of John Dramani Mahama and Mr Kwame Baffoe Abronye who questioned the constitutionality of the such a direction. 

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Frema Osei Opare. John Dramani Mahama Rebecca Akuffo Addo

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