Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Saturday said there will be no salary or pay increment for himself, the Vice President, Dr. Bawumia, and all his appointees including the Education Ministers for the year 2021.
Nana Akufo-Addo announced this in a televised 2021 May Day address to the good people of Ghana monitored by Educationweb.com.gh on May 1.
The zero salary increment for the President, Vice-President, Ministers, and Deputy Ministers, and all other appointees, the Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces said is to reduce damages to the public revenue.
“I have decided to freeze salary increment for this year, 2021 for myself as a President, the Vice-President, Ministers, Deputy Ministers and all appointees of the Executive, ” Nana Addo stated in his televised address.
In a related development, a Technical Adviser at the Ministry of Finance, has said there will be no pay increment for public sector workers.
Dr. Ashong Speaking at a commence meeting said the financial status of the country for the next few years will not permit the government to increase the income of government workers including public teachers