President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented GH¢20,000 to the bereaved families of the late Gabriel Kwame Awuah, a founding member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Bono Region.
He made the presentation when he joined mourners at the one-week funeral observation rite of the late Awuah, who was also the Chairman of the Council of Elders of the NPP in the region, as part of his two-day working visit to the region.
The late Awuah died on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the Sunyani Regional Hospital.
He was 81, and the family had set Saturday, September 11, 2021 for his burial and final funeral rites.
Led by Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister and Kwame Baffoe, the Regional chairman of the NPP, President Akufo-Addo was accompanied by Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, the Minister of Health, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations as well as some Party executives and supporters.
He also presented quantities of assorted drinks in support of the one-week celebration.
The President also commiserated with the bereaved families of the late Kofi Darko, a former organiser of the NPP in the region, who also died on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
Earlier, President Akufo-Addo inaugurated troop accommodation, assembly hall and office complex at the Third Battalion Garrison (3BN), Liberation Barracks at New-Dormaa in the Sunyani Municipality.
Caption: President Akufo-Addo, seated middle at the funeral