Ghana’s President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo will earn GHC22,809 monthly as a salary.
The salary of the incoming president was captured in the Prof. Dora Edu-Buandoh committee report which was tasked to recommend emoluments for Article 71 office holders.
His vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will also receive GHC20,529 each month.
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The committee which was set up by outgoing President John Dramani Mahama also set the retirement package for the sitting president.
President, John Mahama will be retiring on a salary of GHC22,809. He is expected to receive 40% of that amount as salary.
The report further revealed that the outgoing President while on retirement will also receive other benefits such as state-provided staff not exceeding four (4), a furnished and up-to-date office and communication equipment. He will also be provided with staff consisting of a cook, steward, gardener and two security persons. He will also have the opportunity to embark on foreign trips with his wife and would be able to use the “presidential jet where available and appropriate.”
His medical charges will also be sorted out by the state.