Government of Ghana supports Sierra Leone with $1 million worth of relief items

Government of Ghana supports Sierra Leone with $1 million worth of relief items

-The Sierra Leonean government would receive relief items from Ghana later today

-The relief items are to support the country after a mudslide took several lives and displaced many others

-The government of Ghana earlier sent well-wishes to the people of the African Nation after the occurrence of the natural disaster

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It is believed that the people of Sierra Leone are going to receive relief items from Ghana later in the day. Reports coming in indicate that some relief items estimated at $1 million would be flown to the country to help some victims of Monday’s mudslide.

Government of Ghana supports Sierra Leone with $1 million worth of relief items

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The relief items will be comprised of food, medicine, clothing and equipment to set up temporary shelters for some displaced victims of the natural disaster.

The vice-president, Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia is expected to pay a courtesy visit to the country on Saturday, August 19.

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had early on sent his message of condolence and solidarity to the people of Sierra Leone after reports came in that some 300 people had lost their lives and another 600 people had been reported missing after a mudslide hit the country.

Ex-president John Dramani Mahama also sent his message of support to the country and moved for steps to be taken to help the African country in its trying times.

Many other African leaders have sent in solidarity messages and are also offering all kinds of assistance to help then West African nation rise through its tragedy.

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The letter outlining the new development was signed by the Minister for Information.

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