Following the coronavirus lockdown in the greater Kumasi by government over the spread of the virus,the Chief of Asokwa in the Asokwa Municipality Nana FE-BAAMOAH ll has today distributed food items to every household within Old Asokwa in the Ashanti Region.
The items running into hundreds of thousands of Ghana Cedis included Hand sanitisers, Veronica Buckets , Bags of rice,Boxes of cooking oil, Bags of Sachet water and Boxes of Soaps meant to help the beneficiaries cope with life due to the lockdown.
Nana FE-BAAMOAH ll who led his elders in the distribution of the food items from house to house said as a result of the lockdown some residents are faced with basic challenges due to restrictions of movement and it was high time the affluent also played their part at this trying moment.
Nana said “Obviously, the temporary break of businesses during the lockdown period, will adversely affect my peoples, hence my widow’s mite to give them a cushion in these trying times,” he said.
“The donation is to send a clear message to Ghanaians about the need for us to unite; stay positive; do not panic; remain strong, and be each other’s keeper in these trying times, which will definitely pass soon,” he added.
Nana FE-BAAMOAH also used the opportunity to admonish Ghanaians to stay at home, practice social distancing and uphold all other directives from health experts, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
He therefore laud the Government for the effort and good measures he has put in place to fight against the covid19 .
Some beneficiaries overwhelmed with joy expressed gratitude to the Chief for his kind support and wished him well pointing out it has brought big relief to them.