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JUST IN: MP refunds extra salaries paid him to government 

According to a document obtained by Citinewsroom.com, Stephen Jalulah, the member of parliament for Pru West, has reimbursed the state for the double wages it gave him during his time as a district chief executive.

In addition to their present wages as MPs, Stephen Jalulah and two other members of parliament are said to have received double pay as previous CEOs and DCEs, respectively.

According to the message, GH 119,004.45 in total had been returned to the government.

Mr. Jalulah revealed on Eyewitness News that he had actually repaid the funds as specified in the document.

Because we believe we are honorable members and should not wait for anybody to push us, we freely refunded these funds without being asked to do so. We believed this to be our civic duty.

According to information provided to Citi News, Mr. Jalulah made the reimbursement in October 2021, a few months before the Auditor General wrote to him to request that the money be returned.

Sylvester Tetteh, the representative for Bortianor Ngleshie Amanfrom, has also refuted the Auditor General’s claims that he received two salaries.

Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Tetteh made it clear that he never received payment as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority until he quit, which he feels may have led some people to believe he was earning two salaries.

Sylvester Tetteh clarified that after he was sworn in as a member of parliament, the Controller and Accountant General just began processing his salary.

“I am quite sad since that is not the case, which is regrettable. I am a guy of honesty, and I have never received a double wage. I worked for the National Youth Authority for more than 26 months starting on the day I was hired as CEO, yet I didn’t get a pay until I quit.

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