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Prez Akufo-Addo Donates GH¢100,000 To Appiatse Fund | Basic Information

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made a contribution of GH¢100,000.00 to the Appiatse Explosion Enhance Fund arrange via the Ministry of Lands and Herbal Sources to supply help to individuals suffering from the twist of fate.

He made the donation when the five-member steerage Committee of the Fund referred to as on him on the Jubilee Area, Accra on Thursday.

The Committee, chaired via Dr Joyce Aryee, a former Leader Government of Ghana Chamber of Mines, and a Control & Verbal exchange Guide, will set up the Fund via elevating cash and supervising its disbursement.

The Fund was once introduced closing Tuesday to permit the general public and company entities, to amongst others, give a contribution to toughen the sufferers of the fatal incident and reconstruct the group.

The explosion befell round noon on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Appiatse, close to Bogoso within the Prestea, Huni-Valley of the Western Area, when a truck belonging to Maxam Ghana Restricted, which was once transporting explosives to a mining corporate, were given considering a street crash.

The twist of fate resulted within the lack of 14 lives and damage to over 170 individuals and in depth harm to belongings.

Addressing the Committee, President Akufo-Addo stated the incident dropped at the fore the pressing wish to start up reforms at the regulatory framework on protection within the mining sector.

“I believe that it provides us a possibility to take a look at the entire regulatory framework specializing in protection so far as mining actions and the involvement of the mining sector is anxious.”

The President was once emphatic that it was once time to seriously deal with the vexed factor of protection within the mining communities and within the mining sector.
“We want so to have a look at the state of play in our mining sector to be glad that the principles and rules governing their actions are ok and that they reply to modem issues,” he stated.

President Akufo-Addo underscored the wish to right away rebuild the Appiatse Group right into a type small the town that addressed the demanding situations of infrastructure and local weather trade.

“I’m very inspired with the considering of the Chair, that we will have to transfer on and no longer simply rebuild town however use it to most likely create some type of type small the town taking place the road for other folks to look what the longer term goes to appear to be and what the longer term will have to appear to be.

This venture has to be successful and as all the time, it has first of all the cash. If there is not any cash you can’t transfer on…I need to want you the perfect of success and sure, Madam, my widow’s would possibly, I’ve GHc 100,000.00 that I’m donating to the fund” the President stated.

He expressed the gratitude of the country to individuals of the Committee for accepting to take at the act of civic accountability and repair in serving to rebuild the Appiatse Group.

The federal government thru me have additionally to thanks very a lot for taking in this activity”, he stated.

Dr Joyce Aryee on her phase, thanked the President for the boldness reposed in them to oversee the gathering and disbursement of donations for the rebuilding of the Appiatse Group.

She stated there was once a top sense of enthusiasm some of the Ghanaian inhabitants to donate to the Group, hopeful that via the shut of industrial on Friday, January 28, the Committee would announce the to be had avenues to obtain contributions.

“The extent of enthusiasm to provide is reasonably top. I’ve individually had many calls, other folks studying how they are able to give a contribution. We’re satisfied that we will carry enough price range for the numerous initiatives,” she stated.

The opposite individuals of the Committee are: Tetrete Okuamoah Sakyi II, Omanhene of Wassa Amenfi Conventional Space, Mr. Philip Owiredu, the Managing Director of Cal Financial institution, Dr. Antoinette Tsiboe-Darko, Government Director of the Danquah Institute, and the Leader Government Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Mr. Sulemanu Koney.


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