Nalerigu (N/R), The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), has presented relief items to the Paramount Chief of Mamprugu, Nayiri Mahami Sheriga Bohagu following last week’s fire that gutted his residence.
The items included 50 bags of rice, 10 cartons of cooking oil, five cartons of soap, 50 pieces of polymats, 150 pieces of mosquito nets, and 20 cartons of mosquito coil.
Nana Agyeman-Prempeh, Acting Director General of NADMO accompanied by Mr Salifu Saeed, Northern Regional Minister, also presented an undisclosed amount of money to the traditional ruler, being a donation from President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to support in the rehabilitation works of his residence.
On Friday, March 31, fire gutted Nayiri’s living room and quickly spread to one of the bedrooms before it was extinguished by personnel from the Gambaga Station of the Ghana National Fire Service.
The delegation also visited Saint Charles Minor Seminary Senior High School in Tamale to assess its dormitory block, which was recently gutted by fire.
Items including 150 mattresses, 150 buckets, 150 blankets, 150 mosquito nets and 20 cartons of soap were presented to the school.
Nana Prempeh said government would soon award the burnt dormitory block on contract for renovation.
Source: Ghana News Agency