29 Sep GTP Dealers Association Donate to Nsawam Prison. – 2015/09/29
Nsawam, 28th Sept, 2015: GTP Dealers Association made up of top GTP, Vlisco and Woodin Dealers in Accra have donated cash and items valued at Ghc4000 comprising 15 bags of rice, 10 boxes of carbolic soap and 30 packs of sanitary pads to in mates of the Nsawam Female Medium Prison.The President of the Association Mrs. Victoria Addo- Kuffour presented the items on behalf of the members. She said the donation was to demonstrate love and care for female inmates at the prison in line with the Association’s aim to help women & children underprivileged in society.
The Staff Officer-in-Charge of the Female unit, ASP Janet Asabea received the items and thanked the Association for their kind gesture. She called on similar groups to emulate the good example of the Association by visiting the Prison to show love to the inmates.
She pointed out that the items would be used strictly in catering for the needs of the 70 female prisoners and not officers. She further explained to the ladies, the daily affairs of the prisoners with some prisoners partaking in Vocational skills training.
She enumerated some challenges facing the prison such as non-availability of a vehicle to transport sick prisoners to and from the hospital and appealed to donors to support them with the acquisition of a vehicle.