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Ghana Army Soldiers peacekeeping allowance not cut, GAF says in a strongly worded statement

The Daily Post report had claimed that troops returning from peacekeeping duties had been paid only $1,000 instead of $3,000 as their accrued allowances, suggesting that their allowances have been cut.

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The Ghana Armed Forces says allowance of Ghanaian soldiers on peacekeeping mission remains $35 as announced in March, denying a publication in the Daily Post newspaper that it has been reduced.

The Daily Post report had claimed that troops returning from peacekeeping duties had been paid only $1,000 instead of $3,000 as their accrued allowances, suggesting that their allowances have been cut.

READ MORE: Troops peacekeeping allowance cut by government

However, in a strongly worded statement signed by the Director of Public Relations, Co. E. Aggrey-Quarshie, GAF said the information is and urged the general public to disregard it.

It said: The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has noted with concern a false publication in the Daily Post Newspaper on 12 October 2017 claiming that troops on UN peacekeeping operations are being paid $31.00 instead of the $35.00 promised by Government.

“GAF wishes to state categorically that this information is totally false and without any iota of truth. It is hereby reiterated that the approved rate of payment remains $35.00 per soldier per day without any intention of reducing it.

READ MORE: Government increases peacekeeping allowance for army

“The negative comments being circulated with the intention of downplaying the efforts of Government in promoting troops welfare is considered to be in bad taste and the general public is hereby advised to disregard it.”

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