Second Lady To Refund Allowances Given Her Since 2017
The Second Lady, Her Excellency Samira Bawumia is set to refund all allowances paid to her since the assumption of office in 2017.
In a communique signed by a Senior Aide to her office, Kwame Twum Esq, it said "The Second Lady, H.E Samira Bawumia in consultation with H.E The Vice President, will refund all allowances paid to her since 2017 and will not accept any monies allocated to her pursuant to the recommendations of the Prof. Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu committee as approved by Parliament on 6th January 2021"
The statement further noted that the Second Lady remains committed to the service of the nation to deliver humanitarian interventions and initiatives in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment.
Her action comes after the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo refunded all monies allocated to her.
The payment of salaries for the First and Second Lady has generated lots of mixed reactions from the political angle through social media and among the populace.
Below is a copy of the release:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith