23 January 2013

Ghana: 1st Lady Donates 12-Seater Mini-Bus

Sunyani — A 12-seater Hyundai mini-bus worth $30.000 has been presented to the Sunyani Traditional Council in Sunyani. The bus was presented on behalf of the First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Mahama, by Miss Sherry Ayittey, minister designate for Health.

The presentation was in fulfillment of Mrs. Mahama's promise to the Council on a request made by the council during her campaign tour in the Sunyani Municipality during Election 2012. Ms. Ayittey said it was also in appreciation for the support and prayers of the Council which contributed to the victory of President John Dramani Mahama.

"As an indigene of Brong-Ahafo Region, Mrs. Mahama would always contribute her quota towards the Region's socio-economic development and hoped that the Council would support President Mahama as he accelerates national development," she added.

Paramount Chief of Sunyani, Nana Bosoma Asor Nkrawri II receiving keys to the vehicle expressed profound appreciation to Mrs. Mahama. He said Nananom would continue to support and pray for the successful implementation of the government's "Better Ghana agenda."

Nana Asor Nkrawiri also used the occasion to appeal through the first lady to the president to complete the Sunyani ring road and promised that the road would be named after the president to serve as a monument for future generations.

Present at the presentation were, Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo, caretaker Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Mrs. Cecilia Johnson, Former Member of Council of State and Mr. Kwasi Oppong Ababio Municipal Chief Executive of Sunyani.

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