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Social Media Reacts To First Lady Rejecting Allowances And Refunding All Public Funds Already Paid

Some scores of social media users have expressed mixed reactions over Ghana's First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo's decision to reject allowances and decide to refund all public funds already paid to her.

In series of tweets sighted by, Malik Ofori (@malikofori) said "the First Lady must take the money, she earned it legally"

Lατιf (@iLatif_) also said "Reject the money to avoid public criticisms, Cashout in private God bless the First Lady"

Nungua Cardi B (@elly_serwaaa1) added "Samira Bawumia seeing the First Lady has refunded the money"

Dr. Adel Benson PhD (@be35607) noted "Record holder in Ghana so far; the First Lady actually rejected 889,097.84 cedis. Eiiiii hmmm. How many ladies can do this???"

Dr. Sneaker Nyame(Best Shoe Plug) (@SneakerNyame_) said "The First Lady has rejected the Monthly allowance. That’s nice tho."

Nungua Cardi B (@elly_serwaaa1) said "The First Lady has refused to take the money. How many Ghanaian girls will decline 899,000 cedis?"

ThePowderGuy (@thepowderguy) also noted, "These politicians want to use First Lady's name to cash out but account holder change password."


It will be recalled that the office of the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo issued a statement saying she had rejected allowances and has decided to refund all public funds already paid to her since the assumption of office in 2017.

According to the office of the First Lady, Madam Rebecca has also decided not to accept any monies that have been allocated to be paid to her pursuant to the recommendation of the Ntiamoa-Baidu Committee as approved by Parliament.

Below are some embedded tweets:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith



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