Gov’t may not be able to pay salaries for next 3 months – Bagbin cautions
The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has disclosed that government may not be able to pay salaries in the next three months.
The Speaker attributes this to what he says is information at his disposal.
Making the revelation on the floor of the Parliament, the Speaker called on MPs to show leadership in these difficult times.”
“This is not to discourage the committee from doing their work. If something is not done within the next three months, the government may not be able to pay salaries.”
“So we have to take leadership. We have to do a lot of things,” he said.
His concerns come amid labour agitations for better conditions of service as well as rising costs of living, even as the government struggled to get through the controversial Electronic Transaction Levy, which it has touted as a major remedy to the country’s many financial challenges.