First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has refunded an amount GH¢899,097.84 to the government for monies received from 7th January 2017 to date as allowances.
The payment was made with a Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited cheque with number 000002.
A letter from the Office of the First Lady and signed by Mrs. Shirley Laryea to the Chief of Staff indicated that Her Excellency the First Lady is refunding the amount as disclosed by the statement issued on the 12th of July, 2021.
Mrs. Akufo-Addo, the letter said, further declines any allowances to be paid to her in the future.
“Her Excellency the First Lady remains committed to her role as First Lady and is devoted to her charity work championing the well-being of women and children in Ghana.”
“Please accept Madam, the assurances of our highest consideration,” it said.