The Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference has disbursed an amount of 100,000 cedis donated to flood spillage victims in parts of the country.
50,000 cedis of the amount was presented to the Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie by Secretary-General of the Conference, Very Rev. Fr. Clement Kwasi Adjei, and is expected to augment relief packages for affected persons within the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Accra.
The remaining 50,000 cedis was received on behalf of the Bishop of the Keta-Akatsi Diocese, Most Rev. Gabriel Edoe Kumordji by Vicar General, Msgr. Peter Huletey to support relief packages for affected persons within the Keta-Akatsi Diocese.
Speaking at the disbursement ceremony at the National Catholic Secretariat in Accra on October 27, Archbishop Kwofie urged the department in charge of disasters of the conference, Caritas, to extend its assessment works to other parts of the country.
The Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference, in an October 20 statement announced a donation of a hundred thousand cedis to victims of the recent dam spillage.
The amount, according to the President of the Conference, Most Rev. Mathew Gyamfi, was to be donated through Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie and Most Rev. Gabriel Edoe Kumordji.