CORONAVIRUS: NANA ADDO ESTABLISHES AND DONATES THREE MONTHS SALARY TO COVID-19 FUND

We can defeat this virus if we all commit ourselves to respecting all the measures that have been outlined.

I am confident that Ghanaians will comply with them, and the security services will not have to intervene, with extraordinary means, to enforce them.

• The love of country is deeply embedded in all of us, and I assure you that the security forces will conduct themselves with the necessary professionalism".


PRESIDENT NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO

Speaking in a 4th nationwide broadcast on Friday, 27th March 2020, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, announced the establishment of COVID-19 Fund.


The COVID-19 Fund is to be chaired by former Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo and managed by an independent board of trustees to receive contributions and donations from the public to assist in the welfare of the needy and the vulnerable.


He added, He has directed the Controller and Accountant General to pay his next three months’ salary, i.e. April, May and June, into COVID-19 Fund.

"I am announcing tonight the establishment of a COVID-19 Fund, to be managed by an independent board of trustees, and chaired by former Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, to receive contributions and donations from the public to assist in the welfare of the needy and the vulnerable", the President said.


In the same address, Nana addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said, "we can defeat this virus if we all commit ourselves to respecting all the measures that have been outlined. I am confident that Ghanaians will comply with them, and the security services will not have to intervene, with extraordinary means, to enforce them. The love of country is deeply embedded in all of us, and I assure you that the security forces will conduct themselves with the necessary professionalism".



He ceased the opportunity to express deepest appreciation and thanks to churches, financial institutions and individuals who have already made donations to help in fight of COVID-19.


"God richly bless them", he said.


Watch the full broadcast in the video below





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