Kennedy Agyapong donates $428,000 to aid evacuation of Ghanaians in Lebanon

Kennedy Agyapong donates $428,000 to aid evacuation of Ghanaians in Lebanon

- Kennedy Agyapong has presented a cheque of $200,000 to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in support of the evacuation Ghanaians in Lebanon

- Kennedy Agyapong mobilised over $200,000 to augment the $200,000 he raised himself, making it over $400,00

- The amount would help bring back the fourth and fifth batches of Ghanaians scheduled for August 11 and 13, respectively

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The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has presented a cheque of $200,000 to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in support of the evacuation Ghanaians in Lebanon.

According to data from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, more than 700 Ghanaian nationals are stranded in Lebanon.

A report filed by Graphic.com.gh, indicated that Kennedy Agyapong mobilised over $200,000 to augment the $200,000 he raised himself.

Kennedy Agyapong donates $428,000 to aid evacuation of Ghanaians in Lebanon
Kennedy Agyapong presenting a cheque to the Mirister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway Source: Graphic.com.gh
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The donation is supposed to help cover the evacuation of the fourth and fifth batches of Ghanaians scheduled for August 11 and 13, respectively.

In presenting the cheque to the ministry, Kennedy Agyapong noted that we need to be responsible for our own affairs and stop seeking help from the white man.

He added that we need to prove as a nation that we are capable of managing our own affairs.

The sector minister added that the government would bear the cost of quarantine of the evacuees when they arrived in Ghana.

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