The Vice President Of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has followed the footsteps of the President, Nana Akufo Addo as he donates his 3 months salary to fight coronavirus in Ghana.
In last night’s address by the President, Nana Akufo Addo, he indicated that he had established a COVID 19 Fund with the aim of mitigating the impact of coronavirus on vulnerable Ghanaians.
The President added that he had instructed the Controller and Accountant General to deposit his next 3 months salary as seed money to support the COVID 19 Fund.
Well, the second gentleman of the land, Vice President Dr. Bawumia just disclosed on his official Facebook page that he also donating his 3 months salary towards the fund.
He wrote on his Facebook page;
Fellow Ghanaians, March has been a difficult month for us as a nation with the Covid-19 infection.
Samira and I empathize with all infected with the virus, and we wish them a speedy recovery. We also express our sympathies to families of those who have lost their lives through the virus. May the souls of the departed rest in the bossom of God.
Last night, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s address to the nation anchored on the bold measures taken by the government to help contain the Coronavirus pandemic and prevent further spread.
Ultimately, we should all endeavour to stay at home, observe the preventive measures and together create a Covid-19-free society.
To support the kind gesture by the President of directing the Controller and Accountant General to pay his April, May and June salaries to Covid-19 Fund, I am donating three months of my salary starting from April to support the fight against Covid-19.