Samira Bawumia rejects new emoluments and pledges to refund allowances paid her since 2017


Samira Bawumia follows First Lady to reject new emoluments and pledged to refund all monies paid to her as allowance since 2017

Samira Bawumia - Wife of Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has also rejected the new emoluments approved for her by Parliament and has also promised to refund all allowances paid to her since 2017.

“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 led committee, as approved by Parliament on 6th January 2021,” a statement signed by Kwame Twum, Senior Aide to the Second Lady announced.

This comes a day after the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo rejected the emoluments allotted to her. The First Lady who led the way to reject the salary recommended by the Committee promised to refund the GHS 899,097.84 she received over the period.

Mrs Bawumia made this known through a Press Release on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, signed by the Senior Aide to the Second Lady, Kwaku Twum, Esq.

Read the full statement below.

By: Stella Annan | Twitter @activetvgh


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