The Asanko Gold Ghana Limited incollaboration with BLOJ Comapany Limited in the Amansie District of the Ashanti Region had donated food items running into Fifty thousand Ghana Cedis GHC50,000.00 to support three Muslims Communities in the Amansie west District .
The beneficiary communities are Tetrem Zongo,Mpatuam Zongo and Esaase Zongo.
The items which included Bags of 5kg Rice , Cooking Oil, Bags of Sugar,Milk ,Lipton Milo and many more shared meant to support muslims to observe ramadan in this period of COVID-19, as the month of ramadan was important on the Islamic Calendar.
Speaking at the colourful presentation ceremony at the three muslims communities at Tetrem in the Amansie West District today, The Project Manager of the BLOJ Company Limited ,
Mr Theophilous Sena said we are in a critical period of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore there is a need for supporting the Muslim communities and also to strengthened the Unity and the cordial relations between the mining companies and the people living within their surroundings.
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is also one of their social cooperate Responsibility for the people living within their Juridictions, stressing that the world and Ghana as a whole is not leaving in a normal times due to the Coronavirus pandemic and for that matter as a responsible entity in the district there is the need to support our Moslems brother to pray to God for his protection and safe guardians.
Mr Theophilous Sena use the opportunity to urged the residents to adhere the social distancing protocol directives by the government in order to prevent us from the spreading of Covid 19 Pandemic.
However Mr Richard Ofori ,
the community development coordinator, Who came to represented Asanko Gold Ghana Limited at the presentation also said ,the Company will continue to support the residents living in the mining areas in order to smoke peace pipe in the community.
He therefore urged our muslim community to used their Ramadan fasten to pray to the Allah to shower His blessing and Heal our Land from the covid 19 pandemic.
Receiving the items,on behalf of the three muslim communities .Mr Huseini Abdullai said, the donation has come at the right time to supports destitute in the district amid this Ramadan festivity.
He emphasized that this support will ease their burden especially in this Ramadan period and also to put smiles on the faces of the Moslems people in the district.
He urged Stakeholders, and other institutions to do the same to support them as Oliver Twist ask for more they will also ask for more. He assured the directors of the two companies that the items would be distributed among Muslims as indicated as the primary purpose without any partiality or favouritism.