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Ghanaians resident in Edmonton, Canada donate $20K to Ghana Covid-19 Fund

The Ghana Friendship Affiliation of Edmonton in Canada has $20,000 to the Ghana Covid-19 Fund.

This is to assist federal government efforts in the battle in opposition to the pandemic.

President of the Association of Edmonton, Keli Tamaklo, reported Ghanaians in Edmonton donated as their contribution to complement government’s endeavours.

“Covid-19 is real, and the fight for struggling and vulnerable people really should involve all of us,” Tamaklo mentioned.

Ghana’s Significant commissioner to Canada, Ayikoi Otoo commended the team for their endeavours and urged other Ghanaian associations there to emulate them.

“The fight versus the pandemic is not sole responsibility of the government”, he reported.

“We can only defeat this pandemic when we all appear with each other with a popular intention. This donation will go a extensive way to combat Covid-19 in Ghana,” Ayikoi Otoo included.

Vice President of the Affiliation, Evelyn Obuobi counseled the Ghana government’s attempts in fighting the virus offered the little sources available.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo in his common tackle to the nation released the Covid-19 Fund “to receive contributions and donations from the community to aid in the welfare of the needy and the susceptible.”

Federal government has also released ¢100 million to enable battle the pandemic.

Ayikoi Otoo who obtained the dollars by means of the Superior Fee has given that deposited the total into the Covid-19 Fund account in Ghana.

He said, “Ghanaians will under no circumstances ignore what their kinsmen in Edmonton have completed in the struggle against Covid-19 for them.”

The Ghana Friendship Affiliation of Edmonton is manufactured up of Ghanaians in and close to the metropolitan city of Edmonton in the province of Alberta Canada.

Image Caption: Ayikoi Otoo, Ghana’s significant commissioner to Canada

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