per month, Lumumba:
Following the tabling of a question by Alliance
For Change Vice Chairperson Sheila Holder, Prime
Minister Samuel Hinds yesterday presented to the
House the salaries of two Presidential Advisers,
Gail Teixeira and Odinga Lumumba.
Teixeira, who is the Presidential Adviser on
Governance, earns a salary of $800,692 per month.
She is a former Minister of Culture, Youth and
Sport, Home Affairs and Health.
Teixeira has since been retained as an adviser and
is also a Member of Parliament. She also serves on
a number of committees.
Lumumba, who is the Presidential Adviser on
Empowerment, earns a salary of G$516,457 per
It is unclear what the final value of their
earnings was, given the fact there are allowances
that the officials are entitled to and the cost
paid for with tax payers money.
Holder had told this newspaper that what prompted
the question for the Prime Minister was the need
for transparency. She said that it is a known fact
that the President has a plethora of advisers and
her party would just like to clarify what their
Holder said that recently there have been high
levels of speculation in the public domain as it
relates to the remuneration of President
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Friday, March 19, 2010