Second Lady announces refund of over Ghc887,000 paid allowances since 2017

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Second Lady announces refund of over Ghc887,000 paid allowances since 2017

The second Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Samira Bawumia has announced that she will refund a total amount of eight hundred and eighty-seven thousand, four hundred and eighty-two Ghana cedis (Ghc887,482) she has received as allowances from January 2017 to March 2021.

Mrs Bawumia’s is taking this step after the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo refunded all her paid allowances since 2017.

These decisions are attributed to the recent backlash from the public following the recommendation made by the Professor Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu Committee which was subsequently approved by parliament.

Second Lady announces refund of over Ghc887,000 paid allowances since 2017