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Recently, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah announced that Parliament had approved a recommendation from the Ntiamoah-Baidu led committee that suggested that government formalize or institutionalized the payment of salaries to spouses of Presidents and Vice Presidents. This new development attracted the displeasure of Ghanaians and as such, led to the call from Ghanaians to the First and Second Lady to reject the salaries.
Sometimes in life, we do things with good intentions only to find ourselves in trouble. This is the situation the First Lady of Ghana, Her Excellency Rebecca Akuffo Addo affectionately called 'beautiful Rebecca' by her husband finds herself now. Dear reader, kindly click on the follow button above to access all my articles for free.
News of her death is all over the country. It was said that she had been sick and been in the hospital for some past few weeks. The mother of Dr Bawumia died this morning and it was a tragic news for the vice president Hajia Mariama aka Maame lived 81 good years on earth.
Hasaacas ladies paid a courtesy visit to the office of the first lady of Ghana Her Excellency Madam Rebecca Akuffo Addo . Their visit was to present the three trophies they won , The Womens Premier league, FA Cup and WAFU tournament . The meeting was attended by some prominent members of Ghalca , The Women’s league chairperson as well as a representative from the Ministry of Youth and sports amongst others .
Following a statement issued and signed by the Director of Communications at the Office of the First Lady of the republic, Her Excellency (Mrs) Rebecca Akuffo-Addo, to refund all salaries and allowances paid to her since 2017 to date, the General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu, has said that the former First Lady must as a matter of urgency do same.
Former President of the Republic of Ghana who also doubles as the leader for the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama has caused massive stir online after he shared a conversation with Dr. Bawumia on his official Facebook page. John Mahama in a reaction to the death of the mother of Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has said that he just spoke with Bawumia.
Ghanaians are demanding for the evidence that would prove that indeed, First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akuffo-Addo had refunded all the monies she received in allowances and/or salaries since her husband, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, assumed office in January, 2017. After the Prof Yaa Ntiamoa-Badu Committee notified the general public about the decision of government to backdate and pay first and second ladies of the republic which has been approved by Parliament, the decision has met a public backlash and forced the first lady to refund all the monies paid her.
Lordina Mahama and Rebecca Akuffo Addo are currently in the news and they are trending speedily as a result of the presidential spouses allowances. Beside this, others are comparing the good works of Lordina Mahama to Rebecca Akuffo. The members and executives of the NDC are very glad to flaunt or showcase the nomerious achievements to Lordina Mahama to shame the NPP and hence no need for NPP to compare Rebecca Akuffo Addo to Lordina Mahama in terms of the first Lady who works very hard.
Fresh Troubles For Councils Of State Members As Captain Smarts Summons The Gods in Ghana To Do This.
Today, Captain Smart announced that he no longer has any problem with the First Lady, Rebecca Akuffo Addo and Second Lady, Samira Bawumia for rejecting the salaries and refunding previously paid allowances. Today, he redirected his anger to the councils of state members, a small body of prominent citizens which advises the President on national issues.
Our First Lady shares the same name, with a famous Woman of God, named Rebecca in the accounts of the Holy Bible. Well, whereas many know the First Lady well, at least, by her beautiful pictures, such as the one above, very little may be remembered of the Bible Rebecca especially in these days, when many do not go to church, thanks to blames on Covid-19.
NDC's Dzifa Gunu Questions Rebecca Akuffo-Addo's Source Of Money As She Does Not Have Any Other Work
Trust me, the passing by the Emoluments Committee for backdated salaries to be paid to Rebecca Akuffo-Addo and Samira Bawumia, may have not been even half controversial, than its rejection and refund of allowances, something Mahama alleged that, "there was potential double payments," as they have received the allowances monthly since 2017, and only refunded it, when the fury of Ghanaians became too much to bear and the salary was also on its way.
Sammy Gyamfi, who is the the National communications officer for the National Democratic Congress, has barked at the 1st and 2nd ladies for refunding their allowances. He made these statements on Neat Fm's morning show, 'Ghana Montie' on Tuesday, 13th July, 2021.
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.
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.
After a continuous and persistent churning out of attacks from the general public onto the first and second lady; Mrs Rebecca Akuffo Addo and Mrs Samira Bawumia have conclusively issued statements stating their intentions to reject the proposals by the Prof. Yaa Nitamoa-Baidu led committee, which asked that, the spouses of the president and the vice be paid.
Ghanaians has backlashed the first lady and Second lady of Ghana when Parliament made decision to pay them monthly. After Ghanaians showing their disagreement of the Parliament decision to pay the 1st and 2nd lady. Letter dated 12th July 2021 was issued from the office of the first lady, which states that the first lady, Rebecca Akuffo-Addo has rejected the spouses salary and is willing to return all paid allowances.
Twene Jonas warns Prez. Akuffo Addo to divorce his wife if he thinks he can no longer cater for her than to use money belonging to the state to pay her It has now become a talk in town as to why the first and second ladies of Ghana, Rebecca Akuffo Addo and Samira Bawumia respectively would have to be paid such huge sums of money following information circulating on various social media platforms on the intention of the government to release huge sums of money as ex-gratia which is to be paid backdating from the year 2017.
The government of Ghana was on the receiving end of a backlash by citizens who were livid about the decision and approval of Parliament to give the First and Second Ladies of the Republic of Ghana monthly salaries. Not only were Ghanaians infuriated about the said salaries which were to be equivalent to cabinet ministers, but they bemoaned the salaries which were coming in at a time of growing economic crisis in the nation.
Following the attempt by the Parliament of Ghana to pay the wives of the president and the vice president, there have been serious of reactions from Ghanaians, disagreeing the amount of money to be paid to the 1st and 2nd ladies of Ghana. Among these people is former president John Dramani Mahama, who criticized the decision of the Parliament to pay the wives of the president and the vice president.