The overseeing New Patriotic Party has portrayed as misleading, claims by previous President John Mahama that his payments are not being paid him by the state.
A couple of days prior, Mr Mahama said he takes care of his own service bills and gets nothing from the state for his convenience in spite of cases made by the overseeing New Patriotic Party’s Bono territorial director Kwame Baffoe (Abronye DC) about seven days prior that the 2020 banner carrier of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has, starting around 2017, gulped GH¢15.6 million of state assets as a feature of his remittances separated from getting GH¢14 million as ex gratia in 2013.
Mr Mahama, in a meeting with Accra-put together TV3 with respect to Monday, 12 September 2022, said: “I get just my month to month benefits, similar to President Kufuor or President Rawlings was getting until he passed on. That is all I get.”
“I take care of the power bill for my home, for my office. I take care of the water bill for my home and my office. I live in my own convenience so the state doesn’t pay me anything for convenience,” Mr Mahama said.
As per the previous President, in spite of the tall rundown of costs Abronye DC guaranteed the state is making on him, the main singular amount he got was “GH¢230,000 as pay unfulfilled obligations in 2013”.
“Ordinarily, when you leave, they endorse how ought to be helped you, yet it isn’t being finished for me,” he added.
In any case, at a public interview tended to by the party’s overseer of correspondence, Dr Richard Ahiagbah, the NPP said: “We have proof of correspondence between previous President Mahama’s office and the Chief of Staff going against his cases on the Ghana Tonight Show.
“We likewise have a letter from the previous President’s office presenting his staff and who the state ought to pay. We have correspondences from the workplace of the Chief of Staff working with the installment of these pay rates”.
The party added: “There is something exceptionally negative about the previous President’s barefaced misrepresentations about his pleasure in the honors of Article 71 of the 1992 Constitution. Fine people, we have gathered the important documentation that recommends previous President Mahama is appreciating and has not been kept any from getting his article 71 ensured benefits”.