BREAKING: Samira Bawumia follows suit; rejects emoluments and will refund allowances paid her since 2017July 13, 2021
The Second Lady of the Republic, Mrs. Samira Bawumia, has followed the footsteps of Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the first lady to refund all the allowances paid her since the NPP party came to power and has also rejected the emoluments approved for her by Parliament.
In a statement sighted by smartandstuck.com, Mrs. Bawumia has in consultation with her husband who is the Vice president of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bwumia, come to the conclusion to “refund all allowances paid her since 2017 and will not accept any monies allocated to her pursuant to the recommendations of the Prof. Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu led committee, as approved by Parliament on 6tb January, 2021” …
“Mrs. Bawumia continues to be committed to the serviceof the nation;to deliver humanitarian interventionsand initiatives in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment”, the statement signed by Kwame Twum Esq., a Senior Aide reads.