Korle-bu: First lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo commissions 54-bed hostel facility for children with cancer

Korle-bu: First lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo commissions 54-bed hostel facility for children with cancer

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has commissioned a 54-bed hostel facility at Korle-Bu, in Accra.

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The facility will be serving children with cancer and their families as one major challenge is the lack of suitable accommodation for the duration of a child’s treatment, especially for those who travel from afar.

The facility, named, The Rebecca Akufo-Addo/GHAPACC Sunshine house, will be an abode for children receiving cancer treatment and their families.

Mrs Akufo-Addo commissions 54-bed hostel facility at Korle-Bu
The Sunshine house at Korle-Bu Photo credit: Rebbca Akufo-Addo
Source: Facebook

According to the first lady, the patients and their families will have a safe, comfortable place to stay during their treatments.

In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Facebook page of the first lady, she said it took a while for her to complete the hostel because it was not always easy to find the finances to do so.

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She said."Today the Sunshine Hostel is standing and I give God the glory. I also commend all those who encouraged and supported me, including my husband President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo."

YEN.com.gh has compiled a list of some photos from the event to open the hostel.

1. First Lady cutting the tape to commission the facility.

2. Rebecca Akufo-Addo delivering a speech

3. Deputy Health Minister, Tina Mensah at the event.

4. The hostel facility.

5. The boardroom in the hostel facility.

6. A view of one of the rooms in the hostel facilities.

7. The

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According to Mahama, the prices of food and other important commodities keep shooting up on a daily basis.

He added that the cost of fuel at the pumps keep going up thus, affecting the price of goods on the market.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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