President Mills donates to mark birthday
First Lady Ernestina Naadu Mills on Wednesday presented assorted items to three special educational institutions in the Greater Accra and Eastern regions to mark the 66th birthday of President Mills.
The beneficiary institutions were Dzorwolu Special School in Accra, Demonstration School of the Deaf in Akuapim- Mampong and Akropong School for the Blind both in the Eastern Region.
Mrs. Mills who presented bags of sugar, maize, rice, cartons of soap, cooking oil, milk, soft drinks, mats and bales of used clothing and plastic containers, said President Mills had made it a habit to share whatever gift presented to him on his birthday to deprived people like the physically challenged.
She said President Mills had lined up activities and packages to support all deprived schools in the country and promised to constantly keep in touch with them to find solutions to some of their challenges.
Mrs. Mills who was accompanied by Mr. Kofi Armah Buah, Deputy Minister for Energy, Baba Jamal, Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, Presidential Aid, and party functionaries called on parents to give support to their physically challenged children to become useful citizens in future.
She said President Mills was the Father of every Ghanaian and would therefore do everything to enhance the performance and capabilities students to take up the mantle of leadership in future.
Mrs. Agnes Akakpo, Headmistress of Akuapem-Mampong School for the Deaf, appealed to government to support them with a school bus, computers, fence wall and an Assembly hall to facilitate their school activities.