Greater Accra Regional Minister, Hon. Henry Quartey has shown an act of goodwill to veteran actor Psalm Adjeteyfio popular known as TT.
The Regional Minister pledged to give a monthly stipend of GHC 1,500 to TT.
This follows a video that circulated on social media where the “taxi driver legendary” was begging for money to pay his house rent.
According to Henry Quartey, he was notified about the video through Nii Ayaafio Tetteh I (oblantai Amantse) and the President of Ga Adangme Youth Association.
In a communique, he revealed that he is aware of the act of kindness that both the Vice President, H.E Mahamudu Bawumia, and Daniel McKorley have shown to the ace actor.
“My attention was drawn to a social media appeal emanating from you, through Nii Ayaafio Tetteh – President of the Ga Dangme Youth Association, on the request for financial support for your rent. I have been notified of the generous support of His Excellency the Vice President to the tune of GHS 50,000.00, being payment for six months’ rent renewable for the next 5 years (GHS 30,000.00) and GHS 20,000.00 for your upkeep. I am also informed of the kind support of GHS 5,000.00 from Mac Dan in response to your appeal.”
He further stated that he has been inspired by TT’s contributions to the entertainment industry therefore he has also decided to support him with part of his parliamentary salary.
“Inspired by your positive impact in the movie and entertainment industry where you distinguished yourself, I have equally decided to support you with a monthly stipend of GHS1,500.00 from my parliamentary salary.”
Hon. Henry Quartey added that the veteran actor will be receiving part of his monthly salary till the end of his tenure in January 2025.
“I have, therefore, placed a standing order for the monthly transfers to your account effective September 2021 till the end of my tenure in the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic on 7th January 2025. Kindly make details of your account available to my secretariat to facilitate the smooth transfers. I count on your usual cooperation in this regard for the furtherance of my request.”