The president of the Republic of Ghana HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo in a meeting with the Trade Union Congress (TUC) said the government has not frozen the increment of salaries of public sector workers for the next three years.
This comes after an official from the ministry of Finance come out with the statement last three weeks that due to the impact of the pandemic on the economy, the government has no plans of increasing public sector workers salaries till 2024,
Following that statement from the Ministry of Finance, many public sector workers came to declare their stands on the matter, with some calling on the government to be careful in making that decision that public sector workers salaries will not be increased for the next three years indicating that their workers will not be able to cope with the increased in the price of goods and services in the country. They however call on the government to disassociate itself from the ministry of Finance statement.
In a meeting yesterday with government and Trade union Congress (TUC) which was covered by Joynews and sighted by our source, the president HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo told Trade union Congress (TUC) categorically that his government has not frozen the increment of public sector workers for next three years.
“I must reiterate that my government has not frozen the increment of salaries of public sector workers for the next three years”. He said
He explained that the country is not at normal times and his government is working hard to ensure that Ghana is a better place for all of us to leave.