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NPP MP Matthew Nyindam justifies GH¢29.7m salary arrears for 200 previous legislators [ARTICLE]


A team of previous MPs contacting them selves Discussion board for Former Users of Parliament experienced petitioned the Presidency to that end.

The Main of Employees, Madam Frema Osei Opare, in a letter dated April 22, 2020, requested the Auditor-Typical to do an audit verification on the request by the former MPs.

The listing of the former MPs demanding wage arrears consists of the current President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo whose overall arrears is GH¢152, 336.05, and previous President John Agyekum Kufuor who is also demanding GH¢226,251.98 as total.

Some present-day Ministers of State between all those building the demands incorporate Joe Ghartey, Gloria Akuffo, Albert Kan-Dapaa, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Boniface Abu-Bakar Saddique, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, and Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu.

But the Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelevo, rejected a ask for by the Main of Employees for an audit verification to be carried out for the payment of income arrears.

In a letter dated May well 8, 2020, the Auditor-Common stated that the ask for built by the former MPs was invalid and amounting to a conflict of desire due to the fact most of the beneficiaries are both serving as users of the recent authorities, which include the President and the Main of Workers or are however in Parliament.

Meanwhile, the Kpandai MP has explained as affordable the need by some former legislators for their wage arrears.

In an job interview, the Kpandai MP said: “From my minimal practical experience as a Member of Parliament, I really don’t feel my colleagues are significantly from the real truth. This has been the practice. There are allowances that are thanks to you that as we sit here, you wouldn’t know about. So, until eventually that Presidential Commission is out to identify your emoluments, you won’t know. So it is extremely sensible that people who are battling [for the arrears] will have it.”

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