Presidents Salary Is Only 63% Of That Of Ghana Gas CEO; Kwaku Azar Details How Ghana’s Treasury Is At The Mercy Of “Big Men”
US-based Ghanaian law Professor, Stephen Asare appears upset about the manner in which state funds are supposedly being disbursed to politicians and other state officials. The anger follows recent recommendations by the Ntiamoah-Badu led committee on emoluments which detailed the salaries of article 71 officeholders including other public servants. In his Facebook post, Kwaku Azar as he is affectionately called lamented the huge sums of salaries and allowances paid to the country’s “Big Men” including CEO’s and Board Members of state institutions, many of whom he claims make annual losses .
The Ntiamoa-Badu led committee on emoluments hinted the remuneration structures of several state-owned enterprises and institutions show far better terms and conditions of service than what exists under article 71
See below the full statement by Kwaku Azar