Dr. Kingsley Nyarko, Member of Parliament (MP) – Elect for the Kwadaso Constituency on Sunday 3rd January, 2020 organized a get-together for the inmates of the Edwenease Rehabilitation Centre in the Kwadaso Municipality.
The get-together was held for the inmates as a fulfillment of the promise by the MP-elect during his visit to the centre on Wednesday 25th November, 2020, where after a presentation of a Television, also asked the inmates to pray for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), and that if the party wins, he would organise a party for them.
Due to his busy schedule as a result of the Government’s preparation towards the swearing in of a new parliament, Dr. Kingsley Nyarko christened the “promise keeper” by his constituents, put together a delegation to organise the event in his stead.
Speaking on behalf of the MP-elect, the Kwadaso Constituency Women’s Organizer, Mrs. Constance Osei stated that the get-together is a way of celebrating the inmates during this Yuletide to put smiles on their faces. “It is also a way of showing our appreciation and gratitude to you for the prayers you offered for Dr. Kingsley Nyarko and the NPP party prior and during the December polls. God bless you all”, she added.
She also used the platform to express profound gratitude to the management and teachers for their dedication towards the skills development of the inmates, and spurred them to continue working hard for the further achievement of the objectives of the Centre.
The party which started around 1:30pm, was extremely fun with the over 300 elated inmates engaged in musical, cultural and dance performances. There was also a lot to eat and drink.
The Edwenease Rehabilitation Centre is a government institution under the Department of Social Welfare. The centre was purposely established to offer vocational training for the visually, physically and mentally impaired, as well as those who suffer from mobility or learning difficulties in the cities of Kumasi and other communities in the Ashanti region. Currently, the centre provides training in leather works, sewing, shoemaking, needleworks, hairdressing, and rural crafts.