Flagbearer hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hon Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has made a personal donation of GH₵100,000Cedis and items running into thousands of Ghana cedis to displaced victims of the dam spillage in the Volta region.
The Mepe and other surrounding communities affected by the flood on Thursday received the various relief items from the business magnate.
The Politician and business magnate led his team to donate the items to the affected communities in Central, South, North Tongu and Keta constituencies.
The items included 300 bags of 50kg rice, 300 packs of bottle water, 50pieces of first aid kits, and a specified amount of GHC100,000.
Hon. Ken is one of the biggest philanthropists in Ghana. He has a long history in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), often simplistically seen as charity or philanthropy.
Speaking at the event, Hon Ken. said “When I look into the eyes of our mother’s, fathers, sisters and brothers who are seated here, I see so much sadness. Their lives have been turned upside down as a result of what has happened.”
“I want to assure everyone here that I will do everything possible to assist the affected people to provide relief and also restore our collective livelihood.”
Queen mother for the area, Mamaga Adwo Kyereko V, who received the items expressed appreciation to Hon. Ken for the kind gesture and wished him success in his political endeavors.
Watch an excerpt of the donation in the video below: