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Wives of the President and The Vice to be paid same salaries as MPs, Recommendation approved.

The Emoluments Committee set up by President Akufo-Addo has suggested that companions of Heads of States and their Vices be put on pay rates.

What's more, as a component of the oddity, the Committee suggests that the First Lady Rebecca Akufo Addo and Second Lady Samira Bawumia be put on a similar pay grade as Cabinet Ministers.

The Committee prescribes that the help stretched out to life partners of Presidents/previous Presidents/Vice Presidents be regularized and remembered for the advantages of Presidents/Vice Presidents/Presidents/Vice Presidents/Former Vice Presidents," expressed the Committee in their June 2020 report according to sources.

The Committee headed by Professor Yaa Ntiamoah-Baidu legitimized their choice to give up citizens cash to wives of the President and his Vice, saying the John President Kufuor had presented the augmentation of civilities, including the installment of month to month remittances to spouses of previous Heads of States/Presidents/Vice Presidents and that the signal remained simply helpful and that First and Second Ladies were "clearly battling to stay alive" henceforth they should be appraised on equivalent terms as bureau priests.

The five-part Presidential Emoluments Committee is chaired by Prof. Yaa Ntiamoah-Baidu with Hon. Abraham Osei-Aidoo, Dr. Edward Kwapong, Dr. Eric Oduro Osae and Mrs. Stella Segbawu, as individuals.

Effectively, the Committee's suggestion of strong compensation changes for Article 71 office holders, particularly, the President and Vice President, has become an idea in the country.

In regard of companions of the President, the Committee suggests that the First Lady be paid compensation "reciprocals to a Cabinet Minister MP as presently relates," while her significant other is as yet in office.

Be that as it may, when her life partner is out of office, she ought to be paid a compensation comparable to 80% of the compensation of a Minister of State-MP if the companion served one full term as President; or 100% of the compensation of a Minister of State-MP if spouse served at least two full terms as President.

In regard of the Vice President, it suggested that his better half ought to be paid a compensation identical to a Cabinet Minister non-MP as right now relates, with her significant other in office.

Yet, when her mate is out of office, she ought to be paid a compensation comparable to 80% of the compensation of a Minister of State-MP if the companion served one full term as President; or 100% of the compensation of a Minister of State-MP if mate served at least two full terms as President.

In regard of the Vice President, it suggested that his significant other ought to be paid a compensation comparable to a Cabinet Minister non-MP as right now relates, with her better half in office.


However, when the husband is out of office, she ought to be paid a compensation comparable to 80% of the compensation of a Minister of State non-MP, if the life partner served one full term as Vice President, or 100% of a Minister of State non-MP of companion served two terms.

"The panel noticed that neither Article 71 nor some other arrangements in the constitution give benefits on spouses of Presidents and Vice Presidents," the advisory group recognized yet immediately noticed that in their supposed conferences they discovered that some previous First Ladies battle to make due in unfamiliar grounds.

"As it turns out, the Committee was dependably educated that the State has since the mid-2000s been dealing with previous First and Second Ladies, giving them quarterly stipends and reaching out to them different cordialities notwithstanding the quarterly remittances, the Office of the Chief of Staff gets a few different solicitations as Save Our Souls (SoS) which the State obliges," the panel composed.

In the interim, the Committee has suggested for the compensations of Article 71 office holders to be expanded. President Akufo-Addo's compensation has been suggested for an increment from the current Ghc29, 099 to Ghc47, 273 utilizing a 120 honor point.

VP Bawumia's month to month pay has likewise been suggested for an increment from the current Ghc26, 909 to Ghc39, 397 utilizing an honor points of 100.

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