As part of the President’s directive for 400,000 households in lockdown areas to be supplied with food items, officials from my Ministry presented food packages to residents of four Zongo communities in Accra, that is, Cow Lane, Zongo Lane, Sabon Zongo and Shukura.
At Cow Lane, the packages were presented through the palace of the Greater Accra Fulani Chief, Alhaji Massawud Abbas Danbaki II. Representatives of the Greater Accra Hausa Chief received the packages on behalf of the residents of Zongo Lane. Alhaji Yahya Hamisu Baako, Chief of Sabon Zongo received the packages on behalf of his subjects and Sheikh Khalifa Yahya- al- Amin received the packages on behalf of the residents of Shukura.
Each package contained rice, gari, oil, sardine and tomato paste and 3,000 households are to benefit.
The distinguished recipients promised that the packages will be given to the most vulnerable in the Zongo communities.