Hundreds of assembly members in the Ashanti region have endorsed the NDC’s candidate John Mahama and their policy document which promises to pay monthly salary to elected members across the country.
Addressing the press, Assembly member for Asempanaye Electoral Area, Emmanuel Kobi-Tumfour said the NDC’s manifesto is full of hope to address the major challenges facing assembly members across the country and the monthly allowance will ward off petty offers which does not help their work.
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“We believe that the payment of monthly allowance to us assembly members will provide us with the needed financial support to discharge our members from seeking petty offers or falling for petty favours from the executives of the assemblies and thereby compromise our authority to demand accountability.
The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)John Mahama has promised to pay 1000.00 monthly allowance to assembly members across the nation to enhance their work.
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