Ghana: Salaries for presidential spouses spark outrage

– – News of Ghana’s previous parliament approving an arrangement for spouses of Ghana’s President and the Vice-president to receive monthly salaries has sparked outrage among citizens. Ghana’s Minister of Information, Mr. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah told local media that since 2001, there has been a precedent where all surviving spouses of presidents and vice presidents received monthly allowances. Africa Feeds checks revealed that those allowances were paid from funds allocated yearly to the office of the president. The allowances given to the the first lady and second lady were considered…

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