Apam Drowning: Mahama Donates GHS13,000 To Bereaved Families, Fishermen Council

The Running Mate of the NDC in the 2020 Elections, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang yesterday led a delegation on behalf of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama and the NDC to visit the bereaved families of the victims of last Sunday’s tragic drowning incident at Apam.

The delegation included the NDC Central Regional Parliamentary Caucus and some NDC Regional and Constituency Executives. Prof. Opoku-Agyemang’s team met with the bereaved families and the Fishermen Council.

Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang was accompanied by the Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Richard Gyan-Mensah together with other colleagues of the Central Regional MP’s Caucus such as Dr. Cassiel Ato Baah Forson, Hon. James Gyakye Quayeson, Hon. Abeiku Crentsil, Hon. David Vondee and Hon. Gizella Tetteh Agbotui. Hon. Theophilus Aidoo Mensah, Regional Vice Chairman, Mr. Kojo Quansah, Regional Secretary, Ms Faustina Lamptey, Regional Women Organiser, Alhaji Muhammed Kassim, Constituency Chairman and his executives were all part of the entourage.

Prof. Naana Jane Opoku- Agyemang on behalf of the former President, H.E. John Dramani Mahama made a cash donation of GHS10,000.00 to the bereaved families and GHS3,000.00 to the Apam Fishermen Council.

The donations are to support traditional rituals and the burial service of the young victims of the fatal drowning calamity that has befallen our nation.

Prof. used the occasion to console the bereaved families and engaged the two survivors and their families.

Also, she registered her profound gratitude and appreciation to all persons who have risen to the challenge both with rescue efforts and material support. She particular thanked the rescue teams, the Fishermen Council, the youth of Apam, management and staff of St. Luke Catholic Hospital and the District Police Command.