Ghana’s Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh aka Napo has made it known some 21 allowances Ghanaian teachers benefit under the current Nana Akufo-Addo administration as part of its efforts to support teachers and to make them extremely comfortable.
Speaking in an interview on Net2TV ‘the seat show’, monitored by Georgeweb.org, the Minister noted that the Akufo-Addo government has one way or the other supported teachers, unlike the John Mahama government.
According to the Member of Parliament for Manhyia South NAPO, President Akufo-Addo has duly restored the majority of teachers allowances the opposition NDC government during their term of office cancelled
Hon. Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh popularly known as NAPO listed the 21 allowances as below;
Vehicle maintenance allowance
Allowance for teachers in deprived and difficult areas
Advance to purchase means of transport
Transfer grant and permanent posting allowance
Advance for the purchase of durable household goods
Additional duty allowance
Allowance for directors
Continous professional allowance
Physically challenge guide
Physically challenge transport