Exhibition officers along with their proles are totally against GHC400 and GHC350 as allowances to be issued to them at the end of the assignment. Some workers with names withheld went to the EC’s municipal office in Wa threatening a boycott of the assignment, officials after which, pleaded they go and continue the assignment whiles the sort things out.
Some members are still to organize a press conference against E.C which they are going round contributing amounts to organize “myjoyonline.com” to take up the issue. The municipal director Mr. Annor had issued appointment letters indicating amounts to be paid to both verification and exhibition officers.
Information gathered shows an amount of GHC24.00 was issued as Training Allowance contrary to GHC60.00.
As at now a local media house 90.5fm sunmaale Fm is taking up the issue. Out of 151 stations in Wa municipal,370 is deducted from verification officer’s allowance and GHC 320 from Exhibition officer’s allowance
CALCULATIONS WA MUNICIPAL:
Actual Pay:GHC720 FORGED PAY: GHC350.00 WITHHELD PAY: GHC370.00
Total withheld pay: 370×151=ghc55870
Actual Pay: GHC720
Forged Pay: GHC400.00
Total Withheld: GHC320X151=GHC48320.00
Total To Pay:GHC60400
Total Withheld: GHC104190
TOTAL TRAINEE ALLOWANCE FOR V.O AND E.O:
ACTUAL PAY: 60.00
FORGED PAY: GHC24.00
TOTAL WITHHELD: 36X302=GHC10872
Wa municipal has 151 polling stations with eleven split stations and two new ones created.
Source: Upper West Media/Ghana.