President Akufo-Addo Says No Pay Raise for Himself And Appointees In 2021
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says there will be no compensation raise for the leader arm of government as a component of moves to get the economy in the groove again in the midst of Coronavirus.
“I have taken the choice to freeze pay increases during the current year 2021 for myself as president, the VP, priests, agent pastors, and all nominees of the leader. It is our humble commitment to diminish the harm to our public incomes and to help rush our country’s recuperation from the assaults of the pandemic,” Akufo-Addo said.
Akufo-Addo was talking at the May Day (Work Day) festivity under the subject, “Monetary Recuperation in a Time of Coronavirus: The Job of Social Accomplices”, at the forecourt of the Worker’s organizations Congress (TUC).
Akufo-Addo additionally noticed that for the majority of the most recent year his administration has “if free water for all families, just as free power for help shoppers and a half rebate for any remaining customers.”
“Public area occupations for instance have been kept up and not at all like specialists in the private area, public area laborers have not encountered any conservations or any decrease in their wages or pay rates all through the time of this pandemic. The present circumstance won’t change,” Akufo-Addo guaranteed coordinated work.
Public day by day the lowest pay permitted by law
The subject of Public Every day The lowest pay permitted by law (NDMW) has been on the front burner of conversations among coordinated work for longer than a year at this point. The Public Three-sided Advisory group (NTC) on 29 August 2019 declared an increment in the NDMW to GHC11.82. The new NDMW as declared then was a 11% increment over the GHC10.65 figure for 2019 and was to produce results from 1 January 2020.
Akufo-Addo in his comments showed that he is satisfied to declare that the Public Three-sided Panel has started its arrangements once again and he anticipates the result of same.
“I’m glad to express that arrangements inside the Three sided Panel have started decisively,” Akufo-Addo said.
On the continuous Coronavirus immunization program, Akufo-Addo noticed that his organization is resolved to do all inside its ability to inoculate at 20 million Ghanaians and that despite the worldwide difficulties over the accessibility of antibodies, the objective of government will be accomplished.
“I need to guarantee the country that your administration is striving to get the immunizations so we can want to return our country, our economy and our life to regularity we as a whole so want,” Akufo-Addo expressed.
“Surely, we are getting 350,000 more AstraZeneca immunizations from the COVAX office on Tuesday notwithstanding the principal transfer of 600,000 that came to hand on 24 February. By 15 May, government would have obtained some 1.3 million Sputnik immunizations. We are resolved to inoculate 20 million Ghanaians, that is, the whole grown-up populace before the current year’s over and we stay on cause to accomplish this objective,” Akufo-Addo added.
As a component of his location, the President requested the help of coordinated Work for the impending 2021 public populace and lodging statistics in the country. The achievement of the program, he said will assist government with doing powerful arranging.
“With the 2021 populace and lodging enumeration set to begin on 27 June 2021, I appeal to coordinated work to give eager help and collaboration to the program as it will give an exact and extensive information base which will empower government to design appropriately,” he said.