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Regional News of Tuesday, 29 December 2020

Source: Maxwell Attah, Contributor

Boxing Day: Nana Nkansa Boadu donates items to the needy

Nana Nkansa Boadu Ayeboafo presenting some items to the needy Nana Nkansa Boadu Ayeboafo presenting some items to the needy

The Chief of Agric Nzema at Kwadaso Municipal in the Ashanti Region, Nana Nkansa Boadu Ayeboafo has donated items to the needy, aged, and journalists in Kumasi on the boxing day.

Other groups who received benefited from the items worth thousands of Ghana cedis are orphans, widows, and people with disabilities.

At a ceremony held at Kumasi on Saturday, 26 December 2020, Nana Boadu gifted each person a bag of rice, a fowl, and clothes.

He disclosed in an interview that, the donation is part of his benevolence to cushion the handicap in society.

He added that the gesture is done annually to put smiles on the face of hundreds of residents who are vulnerable.

Nana Nkansa advised individuals to live a decorous life throughout the yuletide. He also admonished the journalists not to be lured by money adding: "be diligent, honest and circumspect your reportage"

The benefactors including Madam Adwoa, a 78-year-old widow who spoke to Maxwell Attah, a freelance journalist in an interview praised the chief for his beneficence.

They urged him to continue the charitable work which aimed at improving the livelihood of the needy.

During the three-week partial lockdown in Kumasi to contain the spread of COVID-19, the chief absorbed 50% electricity bills of residents in Agric Nzema.

He also distributed two thousand bags of rice, two thousand boxes of vegetable cooking oil, and a thousand boxes of sardines to the residents.