My Salary has been reduced by 30% to combat the hardship in the country – President Akufo Addo reveals

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  • President Akufo Addo has reveal how he he plans to combat the hardship in the country
  • According to him, his salary as well as other Government appointees have been reduced by 30%

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo during his speech at the Independence square at this year’s Eid Ul Adha celebration indicated that his salary has been cut down by 30% to combat the hardship in the country.

In his speech, he Indicated that all Ministers and Government appointees will also have their salary reduced by 30%. In his word, He said:

“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 Ministers department and agencies has been cut by 30 percent. The salaries of all appointees including myself have been slashed by 50 percent and other expenditure suspended”