- President Nana Akufo-Addo has donated GHc100,000 to the Appiatse Support Fund set up by the government
- The fund was set up to support victims of the explosion that occurred at Appiatse in the Western Region
- The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources launched the fund on Thursday, January 27
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President Nana Akufo-Addo has contributed GHc100,000 to the Appiatse Support Fund set up by the government to support victims of the explosion incident in the community.
On Thursday, January 20, 2022, an intense explosion at Appiatse in the Western Region killed 14 persons, and several others sustained injuries.
The president said the establishment of the fund is an indication of the government's commitment to supporting the victims and rebuilding the community, Pulse Ghana reports.
A personal donation
President Akufo-Addo noted that the donation was a personal gesture and that the government will commit the needed resources to support the fund towards reviving the community.
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He further mentioned that he had tasked the security agencies to conduct full and impartial investigations into the events that led to the explosion, adding that persons found culpable will be made to face the law.
A call to support the fund
President Akufo-Addo urged Ghanaians, Corporate Ghana, and benevolent individuals, including foreigners to donate to the fund.
The Appiatse Support Fund was established by the government through the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and was launched on Thursday, January 27, 2022.
Bawumia Commiserates with Families of Persons who Lost Their Lives in Appiatse Explosion
YEN.com.gh previously reported that Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has 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 hospitalised after sustaining various forms of casualties in the unfortunate incident.
Video of Prophet Adu Boahen's Accurate Prophesy About Disaster Emerges
Meanwhile, a video of preacher Prophet Johnson Adu Boahen warning about an impending disaster in the Western Region of Ghana has surfaced on social media.
The clip comes after the intense explosion at Appiatse in the region, killing 14 persons and several others sustaining injuries on Thursday, January 20, 2022.
In the Facebook video posted by Pure FM/TV, chanced on by YEN.com.gh, Prophet Johnson Adu Boahen could be heard foretelling the disaster God had revealed to him.
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