Governance

Old Tafo MCE presents items worth GHs27,200 to 16 PWDs

Old Tafo Municipal Assembly under the instrumental leadership of Hon Fred Obeng (MCE) has presented another set of items to 16 Persons with Disability PWDs in the area.

The items were 6 deep freezers, one industrial sowing machine, a laptop, carpentry tools and materials, mattress, soft drinks, soaps,welding machine among others.

Total price value of the items was disclosed as GHs 27,200.

All the donated items were purchased with money tapped from the disability common fund,
disbursed by government under the approval of His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo.

Persons who received the items were indentified as the next batch of PWDs to benefit from the donation.

The presentation was done by the MCE Hon Fred Obeng today 22nd May 2020 at the forecourt of the assembly.

Addressing the media, he enlightened that the donation formed part of the life touching initiatives of the President of Ghana, aimed at empowering PWDs economically through the utilization of the items received in their various fields of vocation.

He also described them as a start-up support for the vocation of their choice.

The local government official averred that through the initiative, PWDs who are often found on the streets beging for money will now have a sustainable vocation to rely on for a living.

He therefore charged beneficiaries to utilize them effectively so as to generate much profit for themselves.

In his statement, he encouraged recepients to heighten their support for the President Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo and for that matter the ruling party NPP so as to enjoy more of similar initiatives.

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