Kennedy Agyapong of Assin Central fame has made it emphatic that most Ghanaian MPs are broke taking into consideration the fact that they have no clear-cut investments aside from their salary.
Touching on his salary in an interview on Atinka TV, the brutally honest politician said that he receives GH¢11, 000 as salary but gives GH¢20,000 each to his two wives as chop money.
“I receive GH¢11,000 as salary bu I pay chop money of GH¢20,000 to each of my two wives so if I am being paid an amount of GH¢11,000, how would I have lived on this amount of money? If I did not have investments I would have broken down by now. I take care of my constituents and even other constituents because I’ve invested and I’ve other businesses,” Kennedy said.
As a reminder, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong is a Ghanaian politician and businessman who represents Assin Central in parliament for the New Patriotic Party. He was first elected a member of parliament in 2000 to the seat of Assin till today.