Salary Of The President Of Ghana 2022, Check Now
Here is the salary of the President Of Ghana, monthly allowances, and other benefits.
The President Of Ghana
President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo holds the name constitutionally as the Head of State and Head of Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ghana.
His duties are wide and hence demand a fatty and fleshy salary coupled with numerous benefits.
A lot of debate engulfs his take-home due to some happenings around him. Some citizens have the view that his salary is too fatty therefore a deduction must be made.
The issue under debate is:
How much does the President earn?
The President of Ghana earns a huge amount of money every month said to a lot of media houses. They reported that he earns GH¢22,809 which is equivalent to USD 4,898 in a month.
Disclosing at a business launch dubbed “Presidential Pitch,” Nana Addo out-let that he is paid GH29,000.00 monthly.
List Of Allowances Earn By The President Of Ghana
In addition to his salary, there are benefits attached to it. His salary is a tax-free/non-taxable salary (not even a pesewa deduction).
- Housekeepers are provided and paid by the state. The President is offered the best cook service where that cook is paid duly from the state’s coffers.
- Health care provisions.
Both the sitting and former President of Ghana enjoys free health care service no matter the distance of treatment ( either in the States, UK, South Africa, Singapore, or anywhere in the world). The state bears their health care cost.
- Security services
Upon resuming office as a President in Ghana, armored cars will be provided by the state to protect the life of the gentleman of the state always and anywhere. Even though he has highly armed security personnel to protect him, he is also entitled to having armored cars for security services as well.
- Free State burial.
Both the sitting and former President’s burials will be solely funded by the state. For instance, Prof. Atta Mills’ funeral and JJ Rawlings’ funeral were all-state funerals due to the constitutional demands and stated to cover them after and even in the office.
- Pension salary
All Presidents in Ghana still take salary after leaving office as a President. Ex-President John Dramani Mahama retired on a salary of GH¢22,809.00. Ex-Presidents JJ Rawlings and J A Kuffuor also receive a nontaxable salary of GH¢15,972.00 at the end of every month.