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Former CJ, Sophia Akuffo, chairs COVID-19 fund

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Former CJ, Sophia Akuffo, chairs COVID-19 fund

President Akufo-Addo has just established a fund to help the fight against Coronavirus.

The fund which has a board of trustees will be chaired by former Chief Justice – .

“I am announcing tonight the establishment of a COVID-19 Fund, to be managed by an independent board of trustees, and chaired by former Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, to receive contributions and donations from the public to assist in the welfare of the needy and the vulnerable”, the Prez said.

To reaffirm the popular saying of leadership by example, the President provided seed money via his personal donations. He had this to say:

“I have directed the Controller and Accountant General to pay my next three months’ salary, i.e. April, May, and June, into this Fund. Let me also thank, from the bottom of my heart, the churches, financial institutions, and individuals who have already made donations to help in this fight. God richly bless them,” the President announced in a national address Friday evening”.

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