Under fire President Nana Akufo-Addo during his speech at this year’s Eid Al Adha prayers in Accra claimed that he has reduced his salary by 30% due to the economic hardship the country is currently facing.
He explained that the 30% reduction in salary would also apply to all ministers as well as a 50% cut on fuel for government machinery.
“We are all going to have to make some sacrifices to afford us the space to navigate the troubled waters of the current economic difficulties. The expenditure of ministries, departments, and agencies has been cut by 30 percent.
The salaries of all appointees including myself have been reduced by 30 percent. Fuel coupon allocations have been slashed by 50 percent and other expenditures suspended”, Nana Addo disclosed.
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