Chairperson of the COVID-19 Trust Fund, Madam Sophia Akuffo says all monies presented to the fund will be accounted for.
President Nana Akufo-Addo last month established the COVID-19 Trust
Fund to solicit support from Ghanaians as the country fights the
Speaking in an interview after a number of
companies made donations to the fund; Madam Sophia Akuffo said the money
will be used for its intended purpose.
“The amounts will go into the main Fund. But, in the disbursement, we
will make sure that we reach as many communities as possible. The Fund
was set up to supplement and complement the government’s effort in
combatting the virus. Medical centres and frontline activities will
benefit and also the poor and vulnerable people in the community will
also benefit,” she said.
President Nana Akufo-Addo in his fifth
national address to the nation disclosed that the COVID-19 National
Trust Fund has so far received a total sum of GH¢8.75 million in the
form of donations from the general public.
He noted that the
stated amount also includes US$600,000 and commended Ghanaians and
institutions for heeding to the clarion call to support the Fund meant
to support the vulnerable and those who will be hard hit by measures
adopted to combat the Coronavirus disease in Ghana.
Credit : citinews