Mahama promises to cancel ex-gratia payments if re-elected President

Former President John Dramani Mahama, who is running for the National Democratic Congress flagbearer in the 2024 elections, has promised to cancel ex-gratia payments to members of the executive if he is elected President of Ghana again. On Thursday, February 2, he said this and other things at the launch of his flagbearership campaign, titled “Building Ghana We Want Together,” in Ho, the Volta Regional capital. “The payment of ex-gratia to executive members under Article 71 wil...[Read More]

John Mahama: Government only paid me GH¢230,000 in 2013

Former President John Dramani Mahama claims that the government only paid him GH230,000 in salary arrears and that he did not receive GH14 million in ex gratia. In an exclusive interview with TV3, Mahama called the claims made by the New Patriotic Party’s Bono Regional Chairman Kwame Baffoe alias Abronye DC “absolute lies.” “That is a complete lie. He [Abronye DC] claims that 14 million cedis were paid into my ADB [Agricultural Development Bank] account in 2013. “I ...[Read More]

Mahama lied and his actions threatens Ghana’s democracy

Former President John Dramani Mahama, according to the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Director of Communications, Mr. Richard Ahiagba, has been receiving all the benefits owed to him as a former Ghanaian leader. Mr. Mahama has disclosed that he is responsible for paying for things like water, electricity, rent, fuel, health care, and air travel. “Like [former] President Kufuor and [late former] President Rawlings before he passed away, I only receive my monthly pension. In an interview ...[Read More]

Abronye insists Mahama received ex-gratia

Kwame Baffoe, also known as Abronye DC, the Bono Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has taken another shot at former President John Dramani, insisting that the former first gentleman of the land received GH14 million as ex-gratia in 2013. Abronye DC has also accused Mr Mahama of receiving other end-of-service benefits totaling GH15.6 since 2017. He thus challenged former President John Dramani Mahama to refund state funds received during the period if he believes Ghanaians are t...[Read More]

Mahama denies receiving GH¢14m ex gratia in 2013

Former President John Dramani Mahama has challenged the Chief of Staff and the Presidency to provide proof of any ex-gratia payments of GH14 million to him. His Special Aide, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, believes the former president did not accept such a salary in 2013 or at any other time during his “distinguished” 25-year public service. This was contained in a statement issued by Madam Bawa Mogtari on Monday, September 5 in response to allegations made by Kwame Baffoe, popularly known as ...[Read More]