Every Assembly is tasked by law to set aside 2% of its Common Fund to support People with Disabilities (PWDs) within its jurisdiction. The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ledzokuku – Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA), Hon. Seth Badu Tawiah on 6th June, 2016 presented items to persons with disabilities who had been assessed by the Disability Fund Assessment Committee of the Assembly and have made prior requests to the Assembly for support.
The items presented by the MCE included deep freezers, sewing machines, industrial sewing machines, industrial over-lock machines, knitting machines, shoe grinding machines , shoe spraying machines , circular saws all at a cost of GH₵41,139.00 and a cash amount of GH₵4,000.00.
Finally, the MCE urged the individuals to ensure that the equipment provided them are handled with much care and the received funds are used for their intended purposes.
BY: KYERE YEBOAH WINNIFRED-ISD