The Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia South constituency, Hon Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh has distributed food packages to hundreds of venerable in his constituency.
The packages comprised bags of rice, bottles of cooking oil, tins of sardine and mackerel, sugar, beverages, tins of milk and assorted non-alcoholic drinks.
A total number of 735 widows, widowers and the needy from the six electoral areas benefited from the MP’s gesture on the Boxing Day on Monday, December 26, 2022.
Hon Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, who is also the Energy Minister, said the gesture was to show his love and kindness to them as a way of comforting them to feel part of the Christmas celebration.
The Director of Operations of the National Youth Wing of Manhyia South, Joseph Duffour Junior, made the presentation on behalf of Hon Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh.
Speaking to the media after the presentation, Joseph Duffour Junior on behalf of the MP noted that the gesture will rekindle all lost hopes in the venerable, who feel neglected.
“NAPO, as he is called in political circles, is committed to putting smiles on the faces of not only the venerable but to every constituent irrespective of political affiliations.
“The gesture also shows the love and care Hon MP has for his people throughout the years, to make let them know that he is always with to put smiles on their faces,” he added.
A 76-year-old widow, Madam Martha Oduro, a beneficiary on behalf of her colleagues, thanked the MP for the kindness, saying the gesture was a clear demonstration of his compassion and love.
Source: Modern Ghana