The wife of the Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo, has refused to accept a recommendation that she should be paid the same salary with cabinet ministers.
According to the report, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo refused to receive such salary and also vowed to refund all the allowances that were paid to her since her husband assumed office as the president in January, 2017.
The said amount is GH¢899,097.84, which is about N62,239,402.09.
This was reported by The Punch Newspaper on their Facebook page.
“Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo not only rejected a recommendation that she be paid a salary equivalent to that of a serving cabinet minister, she has also “decided to refund all monies paid to her as allowances from the date of the President’s assumption of office, i.e., from January 2017 to date, amounting to GH¢899,097.84. (about N62,239,402.09)”.