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Regional News of Thursday, 22 December 2016

Source: El-Amisty Nobo

Japan Motors & e.TV Ghana Fulfills its promise to GBU

By El-Amisty Nobo

Japan Motors and e.TV Ghana (Free-to-air television channel) has fulfilled its promise made to the Ghana Blind Union (GBU) a few months ago.

The two corporate bodies - Japan Motors and e.TV Ghana, who owns the Corporate Run Event promised the Ghana Blind Union at its last event held in September, 2016 that proceeds from the 5km run would be used to support the GBU in other to ease the financial burden on the association.

In line with that, the two bodies called on the GBU at its head offices in Adabraka, Accra on Monday, December 19, 2016 to present to them; two (2) sets of nine padded elbows, shin and knee guards, and a set of jersey.

Dr. Peter Obeng-Asamoah who received the equipment on behalf of the GBU commended the two bodies for their kind gesture and also acknowledged that the equipment will help in their training.

Meanwhile, the Executive Chairman and Group CEO of Global Media Alliance (The umbrella body of e.TV Ghana), Mr. Edward Boateng explained that Japan Motors and e.TV Ghana has been supporting the GBU since 2011.

He also noted that e.TV Ghana is the first television station to employ a visually impaired broadcast journalist – Paul Anomakodie. He, however, called on other corporate organizations to participate in year’s event.

The Corporate Run Event 2016 was sponsored by; Stanbic Bank, Silver Star Towers, Senkwa and Mercedez Café.

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