Bogoso Disaster: Ibrahim Mahama Donates Truckloads of Items to Appiatse Explosion Victims

Bogoso Disaster: Ibrahim Mahama Donates Truckloads of Items to Appiatse Explosion Victims

  • Famous Ghanaian businessman Ibrahim Mahama has sent out trucks of food items to victims of the Appiatse explosion
  • The incident that happened on Thursday, January 20, sadly left many people homeless, injured, or deceased
  • Ghana's vice-president has also hinted that the government is ready to take steps to help the victims of the unfortunate incident

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The Chief Executive Officer of Engineers & Planners, Mr. Ibrahim Mahama has sent 5,000 bags of rice, 5,000 tins of Mackerel, and 1,000 gallons of oil to residents of Appiaste near Bogoso in the Western Region. reports that the items were sent to Appiatse on Sunday, January 23, 2022, after the town was ravaged on Thursday, January 20, 2022, by the huge explosion.

Photos that were taken during the donation exercise were shared on social media and have received heartwarming reactions from numerous social media users.

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Photos of Ibrahim Mahama and items sent to Appiatse
Photos of Ibrahim Mahama and items sent to Appiatse Photo credit:; ghhyper1 via Instagram
Source: UGC

The explosion occurred when a truck conveying explosives was involved in an accident with a motorcycle, and a third vehicle close to an electronic transformer.

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After the devastating explosion, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia sent out heartfelt condolences to the families of persons who lost their lives in the intense explosion at Appiatse near Bogoso in the Western Region.

The vice-president also commiserated with individuals who sustained severe injuries.

In a Facebook post, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia wished for a speedy recovery for persons hospitalized after sustaining various forms of casualties in the unfortunate incident.

Social media reactions

Below were some comments from Ghanaians on social media

byill_hansen indicated:

God bless you, also put a proper checking logistics in place before someone takes 1,000 bags of rice to his house .. Some of our leaders greediness has blindfolded them and they don’t have mercy

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ark_morris mentioned:

Wow...such a man and some politicians will be frustrating him and his businesses.... May God be his guide

dj__ketchup stated:

Awww I’m happy this man is doing this . Before the food will get to bogoso , I’m cursing anyone with a bad mind of trying to steal this food stuff . Let’s allow ourselves to do right for once. Bogoso issue is everyone’s issue. God bless you

Other disasters that shook Ghana

As also published, Ghana as a country has experienced some disasters that have thrown the nation into mourning.

These disasters claimed the lives of many, properties were destroyed and many were left homeless.

As the government is putting measures in place to curb these disasters those incidents have left a sore in the heart of many.

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