I’ll pay 20 per cent salary incentive to teachers who agree to serve in rural areas – John Mahama

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If you are a teacher and you accept to be posted to a rural area in Ghana to teach, you will get an incentive of 20 percent of your salary under a John Dramani Mahama presidency, when he is elected President on December 7, 2024.

This is one of the campaign messages of Mr Mahama who is the flag bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the December 2024 elections.

Mr Mahama, who served as President from June 2012 to January 6, 2017 is seeking re-election and his main contender is the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.

Both aspirants have been moving across the country with their campaign messages and interacting with the electorate.

In a Facebook post on Monday morning [June 10] Mr Mahama, reiterated one of his campaign messages on the education sector about the welfare of teachers and incentives.

“Teachers who agree to serve in a rural school will be paid 20 percent of their salary as incentives. This will encourage teachers to accept to serve in rural schools,” Mr Mahama said.


Source: graphic.com.gh

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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