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Reasons for the salary payment of the presidential spouses.

This news have been trending for a while now ‘Presidential spouses, Rebecca Akuffo Addo and Samira Bawumia to receive salary’.

The salary too will be backdated from 2017 to date, and this has cause a lot of commotion in the country, especially in the media.

Most Ghanaians and people all over the world don’t know what prompted this issue on board.

According to Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister, the payment of allowances to the presidential spouses date back to other governments.

He further stated that, Ghana introduce the payment of allowances under the administration of former president J.A. Kuffour between 2001 to 2008, but it wasn’t official then.

The reason for this allowance according to the government is because the current situation of some spouses of former heads of states of the country.

Although the first and second lady are not article 71 office holders, the can also earn salary as well.

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Ghana Ghanaians Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Rebecca Akuffo Addo Samira Bawumia

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