Minister-designate for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has denied that he said government was going to increase teachers’ salaries by 12.5%.
Recent reports had that the Minister-designate had told the media about government’s decision to increase salaries of teachers.
But in a disclaimer, he noted that I state categorically that, I have made no such remarks on any platform. The public should therefore disregard this news.”
Dr. Adutwum who serves as Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe Constituency issued the disclaimer on his Facebook page.
Below is his disclaimer in full
For Immediate Release DISCLAIMER My attention has been drawn to news circulating that I have granted an interview stating that the government is increasing workers’ salaries by 12.5%, including that of teachers. I state categorically that, I have made no such remarks on any platform. The public should therefore disregard this news. Warm regards. Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum (MP, Bosomtwe Constituency; Minister Designate, Ministry of Education)
By Melvin Tarlue