- Bright Appiah has thrown light on donations to children and making the act public
- According to the CRI boss, such acts could be considered an offence, and the person could be taken on
- He was reacting to a story about donations and how Poloo helped a street child some time ago
The Executive Director of Child Rights International (CRI), Bright Appiah, has said it can be considered an offence should an individual make a donation to children and publish it.
While speaking in an interview with blogger Zionfelix, Mr Appiah indicated that his outfit, CRI, was not in the business of donating to children and publishing it everywhere.
He said it should be the fundamental principle of every person not to show off their acts of kindness for all to see.
Mr Appiah said even though giving to children who are less privileged is the way to go, it was inherently an offence to post details and photos of it.
He added that for instance, should someone donate to an orphanage and post photos of it, the donor can be picked on for committing an offence and infringing on the rights of the kids.
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The executive director of Child Rights International also reacted to the news of Akuapem Poloo giving money to a street child some time back.
Mr Appiah said if that act came to his attention back then, he would have called Akuapem Poloo to thank her for her act of kindness.
He went on to add that Akuapem Poloo’s son, Chief, would be taken very good care of until his mother returns from serving her 90-day sentence.
Mr Appiah revealed that he had visited Poloo’s family and spoken to them about CRI’s line of action in catering for the young boy.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Bright Appiah said in a video that he demanded GHC200k from Akuapem Poloo to take her case out of court.
While speaking in an interview with Ghanaian blogger Zionfelix, the CRI boss indicated that he requested Akuapem Poloo to cough up GHC200,000 to his outfit to be used to start an investment account for her son.
According to Bright Appiah, Akuapem Poloo's lawyers asked to discuss the matter with his client but upon return, said the actress could not even raise GHC10,000.
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