- Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has supported an 80-year-old leper named Dari Poga with a two-bedroom house
- The mother of 10, who has been abandoned by her children, also received a cash donation of GHc2,000
- Dari Poga's heart-breaking plight was first highlighted in a JoyNews Hotline documentary titled Withered Skins
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Ghana’s Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has stepped in to help an 80-year-old leper named Dari Poga who has been abandoned by her children.
According to Ghanaweb, Dari Poga will soon be the owner of a two-bedroom house that will be constructed for her by the vice president in the Upper West region.
While details about how much the house will cost is yet to be known, sources say construction of the house is to begin this week once funds have been released for work to begin.
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Dr Bawumia went to the aid of the octogenarian following a recent report about her plight by Joy News.
The Ghanaian politician made a generous donation of food supplies, toiletries, and other useful items.
Dari Poga also received a kind cash donation of GHc2,000 from the Upper West Regional Minister, Hafiz Bin Salih, who made the donations on behalf of Dr Bawumia.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Dari Poga has been suffering from leprosy since a very young age.
The mother of 10, who currently lives with her granddaughter at Gurungu in the Upper West Region, has been left destitute by her six kids.
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She revealed in an interview that four out of 10 of her children have died.
Speaking about her heart-wrenching circumstance, the mother of 10 revealed that she had not been visited by her children for the past five years.
Dari Poga bemoaned that all she has now is her granddaughter.
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Source: Yen News