Just recently, the former president John Dramani Mahama responded to the comments made by the current President, His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo concerning the need for Ghana to include the names of the first and second ladies in the payroll.
Just as the case is still ongoing, the salaries of John Mahama, Amissa Arthur and their wives popped up and most Ghanaians expressed a lot of reactions to it.
According to the report from the Ministry of Finance and the Controller and Accountants Generals Department, the former president John Dramani Mahama took an amount of GHS15,972 in the year 2012 as his salary, GHS 22,464 in 2013, 24,710 in 2014, 27,181 in 2015 and 29,899 in 2016.
The Vice President, Amissah Arthur took 14,375 in 2012, 20,218 in 2013, 22,239 in 2014, 24,463 in 2015 and 26,909 in 2016.
First lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama took 11,500 in 2012, 17,073 in 2013, 18,780 in 2014, 20,658 in 2015 and 22,724 in 2016.
Second Lady, Mrs Matilda Amissah Arthur took 11,340 in 2012, 16,848 in 2013, 18,533 in 2014, 20,386 in 2015 and 22,425 in 2016.
Below is the data presented by the ministry of finance;
Most Ghanaians have reacted to this and expressed mix feelings. Below are some of the comments raised by Ghanaians concerning the salaries of John Mahama, Amissah Arthur and their wives.
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