It looks to many as though the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was clutching on to straws after their disappointing defeat to the New Patriotic Party in the 2016 General Elections.
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Earlier, the Ministry of Finance approved a request from National Service Scheme asking for an increase in the allowances received by the personnel.
The increase has been an issue that has been in discussion for a while.
James Agyenim Boateng, a Staffer at the Office of the Vice President confirmed the news via Twitter.
He tweeted, “the approved rate translates to 40% of the graduate entry level on the 2017 Single Spine Salary Structure”.
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His tweet added that the said increment would take effect in January 2017.