In accordance to the New Patriotic Bash (NPP), MP remaining a parliamentarian is not as beneficial as several Ghanaians believe.
In an interview with Adom Tv, Mr. Agyapong reported MPs in Ghana undergo a whole lot for absolutely nothing.
He spelled out that the cause why he’s the greatest-compensated is that most of the other MPs have taken many financial loans that get deducted from their salaries on monthly basis.
Noting that he has only one particular personal loan (a auto personal loan) which they deduct from his account. Hence producing him have the greatest salary at the stop of the month.
The emoluments of MPs is a pretty topical and delicate concern. In advance of the time period of Ghana’s 7th parliament expired, the leaders of the Dwelling achieved with the press to explain and make a circumstance for an enhanced end of services reward and an increase in the salary.
It is thought that the lawmakers in the past parliament took about GHC14,000 as salary and GHC 400,000 as an conclude of support gain.
But the Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu, argued that MPs have earned improved emoluments for the reason that their career has no protection of tenure.
While the MPs press for an increase in the bundle, they have confronted some criticism from the community.
There is an indication, nonetheless, that, the figures on the table for MPs are ranging from involving a income of GHS 21,000 to GHS 24,000 as effectively as a lump sum of amongst GHS400,000 and GHS600,000.
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