On Monday 12th July 2021,a statement from the office of the First Lady of the republic of Ghana,Her Excellency Rebecca Akuffo Addo was released to notify Ghanaians of the First Lady’s decision to refuse the huge Emoluments approved by Parliament as Salaries to her and the Second lady, Samira Bawumia.
As if that wasn’t enough,the statement went further to note that,the first lady had vowed to pay back all the allowances paid to her since 2017 till date.
Meanwhile the decision by the first lady was to clear the concience of Ghanaians about her.Since, Ghanaians started painting her black when the huge sums of Emoluments were approved by the Parliament.
Prior to the Statement released yesterday 12th July 2021,the first lady has honoured and fulfilled her promise in 24 hours as she refunds the whooping cumulated amount of Ghc 899,097.84 in a cheque note.
In the latest release from the Office of the First lady sighted by Celebritieshitz.com,a cheque of Ghc 899,097.84 has been handed over to the Office of the President.
The first paragraph of the statement read;
“I am directed to forward, herewith, a Consolidated Bank of Ghana Limited Cheque number 000062 for an amount of Ghc899,097.84(Eight hundred and Ninety Nine Thousand Ninety Seven) being the full refund for monies recieved from 7th January 2017 to date as allowances given to Her Excellency the First lady of the republic”.
Check out the full statement below;