COVID-19 Fund accrues over GH₵8 million
The COVID-19 National Trust Fund has accrued GH₵8,750,000, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.
According to him, the amount includes USD600,000.
He said the amount was generated from the generous donations from institutions and individuals.
President Akufo-Addo made this known in a nationwide broadcast on government's measures and interventions in the wake of the Coronavirus disease.
"I'm very grateful to individuals and institutions who have responded to my appeal for donations to be made into the COVID-19 National Trust Fund. A total amount of some 8,750,000 cedis which includes 600,000USD has been received.
"I'm happy that so many appointees of my government have also followed my example by donating their salaries to the fund," he added.