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Atiwa East MP supports Muslims and the poor in Zongo Communities

Member of Parliament for Atiwa East, Mrs Abena Osei Asare has supported Muslims in the various Zongo Communities in her constituency marking the end of one month fasting (Ramadan) to end the Eld Fitr. 

The lawmaker in addition provided a special package in a box targeting the very poor in the various Zongo Communities she visited Saturday and Sunday May 23rd to 24th 2020. 

The Communities  are Ayinam, Nanapa, Jejeti, Enyiresi, Akyem Awerensua, Akyem Sekyere, Osoroase Krobomu, Akyem Ankaase, Tiawia, Kedewaso and  Akutuase where bags of rice, gallons of cooking oil, boxes of tin fishes, facemask and hand sanitizers etc were given out.  

She used the opportunity to advise the gathering to wash their hands with soap under running water for forty seconds as she made hand sanitizers available for their use to curb the spread of coronavirus. 
According to her if her constituents have nothing to do in town they should stay at home same with traveling outside the constituency and further advice them to observe physical and social distance as they have observed during donation period. 

“You need to put on your facemask and heed to the advice of the President Nana Akufo-Addo by eating plantain, dawadawa and home grown food stuffs that have nutrient to strengthen the body in the outbreak of COVID-19 period”. 

She further appealed to the Muslims in the Zongo communities to take COVID-19 disease serious as it is close to them with people in Nkwakwa infected, “we do not have the disease with us in Atiwa East let us help government’s effort in reducing the spread of the disease by observing the protocols”.
And on behalf of the President and herself she thanked Muslims in her constituency for praying for mother Ghana.

The Deputy Finance Minister also told her constituents that the reason why Ghana has not witnessed a lot of deaths as is the situation in the develop countries has to do with measures that the current government has put in place to curb the spread of the disease.

“People in Awerensua Community you see your road is being tarred, eight years ago we had a government in this  nation that told you your roads were going to be tarred, it did not happen, under the leadership of President Akufo-Addo we put in the budget and you can see the work going on”.  

The Chief Imam of Akyem Osoroase in the Atiwa East constituency Sakaria Mohammed thanked the MP for her nondiscriminatory policy and seeking the welfare of all in the constituency.

“If not the New Patriotic Party government I would not have dreamt of going to the holy land, today I am Alhaji and my people in the community are happy about this and the MP has managed to turn the whole community into an NPP. We need a polling station here so that when we cast our ballot you know where we belong”.

He further pointed out that with the ripping off of their roofs the MP came to their aid and also brought mat to aid them in their prayers and further noted that Allah would not forgive them if they turn their back on the MP with the assistance she have given them.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/     

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