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Politics of Thursday, 4 July 2024


Source: Daily Guide

Mahama pockets GH¢32m ex-gratia; blames Govt for over spending

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Ernest Kofi Owusu Bempah of the NPP has alleged that since leaving office in 2017, former President John Dramani Mahama has received approximately GH¢32 million in state-funded benefits, including ex-gratia payments, salaries, allowances, and perks like vehicles and overseas travel.

Owusu Bempah criticized Mahama for this alleged financial burden on taxpayers while campaigning for the presidency again, accusing him of hypocrisy.

These claims underscore political tensions over government spending and accountability in Ghana's upcoming elections.

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