Greater Accra Regional Minister pledges 1,500 cedis of his parliamentary salary to actor TT

  • on September 15, 2021
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The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Hon. Henry Quartey has extended a generous offer to veteran actor,  TT after news of his financial struggles went viral.

The Member Of Parliament responded to the call of the Ga Dangme Youth Association, led by their President, Nii Ayaafio Tetteh II in request for financial support for the veteran actor, Mr. Samuel Adjeteyfio (TT of Taxi Driver fame).


In the Minister’s statement, he has directed that GHS1,500 cedis of his Parliamentary salary be given to Mr. Samuel Adjeteyfio till the end of his tenure in the 8th Parliament, 7th January, 2025.

Below is the letter of affirmation by the Regional Minister:

14th September, 2021


Dear Sir,


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 6 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.


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. 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.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,
Hon. Henry Quartey
Regional Minister
Greater Accra Region

See photos from presentation of the offer to the actor below.

Earlier this week, a video of actor Psalm Adjeteyfio, popularly known as TT seeking for funds to pay off his rent went viral on social media. 

Several popular faces took it up and started a social media campaign to help raise the funds for TT who revealed he needed GHC 3000 urgently.


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