- Information minister, Mustapha Hamid has revealed developments regarding payment of salaries in government
- According to him, all ministers including deputies have not been paid their salaries
If you thought all is financially well with the ministers of Nana Addo, you may have to think again because the information minister, Mustapha Hamid, has revealed that all ministers and deputies in government have not been paid their salaries over the past five months.
The minister raised this concern when he took his turn at TV3s Hot Issues program where he revealed some of the stark challenges faced government and all appointees.
According to Mustapha Hamid, the situation of ministers having to stay in duty for months without salaries should be dealt with in the urgency it deserves.
“It’s not a very good phenomenon in our country that people get employed and after one year they are not taking salaries yet, and they happen to be teachers, nurses etc., so, if it’s happening to politicians, we should say that: ‘Well it’s good that it’s happening to them so that they will feel the pinch and correct the anomaly for all of us citizens’,” he said.
The revelations made by the information minister follows earlier allegations by a fierce critic of the NPP that workers of the Flagstaff House including appointees at the various government institutions have not only been paid but also granted their appointment letters – a development YEN gathers could be spewing controversies at the Flagstaff House house.
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