The Greater Accra regional Police3 Command has donated GH¢1,000 to an endowment fund being established to support the education of the two year old son of the late Samuel Nuamah, The Ghanaian Times’ Presidential Correspondent who died in a gory accident on August 20.
The Accra Regional Commander, DCOP Christian Tetteh Yohuno, who donated the money on behalf of the Service at the offices of the New Times Corporation in Accra yesterday, said it was important everything humanly possible was done to safeguard the education and future of little Nuamah.
“Accept this our token towards the fund for the boy he left behind. It is my fervent hope that though as small as the money is, other organizations will emulate the police service by donating to the fund”, DCOP Tetteh Yohuno said.
He said the police was taken aback by the sudden demise of Samuel Nuamah as a result of the strong relationship that existed between the service and the corporation over the years.
“The Ghanaian Times has been a friend over a long period of time. You have criticised us when necessary and praised us when it is due so when we heard the news, we felt that it is necessary we come and commiserate with you in your moment of grief”, he said.
He consoled the corporation on the loss and urged it to move on, irrespective of the tragedy in the memory of late Nuamah.
The Editor of the Ghanaian Times, expressed the corporation’s appreciation to the service and the entire Ghanaian public who had shown love towards the corporation since the news broke out.
He pleaded with the police to provide security towards activities which would lead to the funeral and burial of Samuel Nuamah including the one week observation tomorrow.
He reminded the police of the pending investigations into the crash which claimed Nuamah’s life in order for the corporation to know what really caused the accident.
“We are confident the police will take charge and investigate the accident to enable us to know what happened and then we can learn some lessons and move toward”, Mr. Agbenu said.
By Julius Yao Petetsi