All Ministers in Ghana to Donate 50% of their salary to help fight COVID-19

All Ministers of State, the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, the deputy Chiefs of Staff, Secretary to the President, Secretary to the Cabinet, Presidential Staffers and Presidential Aides at the Presidency have decided to donate fifty per cent (50%) of their salaries, for the next three months.

That is April, May and June, to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund, established by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the fight against the virus and to assist in the welfare of the needy and the vulnerable.

All Deputy Ministers have also agreed to donate fifty per cent (50%) of their salaries for the next two months, i.e. April and May, into the Fund.

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As a result, the Chief of Staff, Hon. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare has notified the Controller and Accountant General to effect these deductions at source for the period and transfer the accrued monies into the Fund.

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