National Covid-19 Trust Fund set up by President, Nana Akufo-Addo has received over GH¢ 44 million donations from individuals and institution.
President Akufo-Addo set up the National Covid-19 Trust Fund to raise funds to help fight the gobal pandemic (Covid-19). Lady Chief Justice (Rtd) Sophia Akufo addressing the media said
““We are happy to announce that the Fund has so far, in addition to generous gifts in kind, the details of which we more than willing to share with any interested person, we have received an amount of Forty-Four Million, Nine Hundred Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc 44,900,000.00).
The Board of Trustees will ensure the judicious and transparent application of all monies and other resources received for their intended purposes.”
Twelve (12) vehicles donated to the Trust Fund were presented to treatment centres and testing laboratories who are at the forefront of the country’s fight against coronavirus during the ceremony.
Justice Sophia Akuffo urged Ghanaians to adhere to all the preventive measures put in place by the Ghana Health Service to help curtail the spread of coronavirus in the country.
She further called on other automobile companies in Ghana to donate more four-wheeled vehicles to the Fund in order to support its planned agenda to furnish all regional hospitals with “4X4 cars.” The vehicles presented include ten (10) Cobalt LTZ Chevrolet Cruze saloon car, one (1) Mitsubishi L200 pick up and one NP 300 Hardbody Nissan pick-up.