Two donate GH¢1,000 to support Indece bomb victim

donationindece picMOVED by The Ghanaian Times publication of 64 year-old Madam Elizabeth Asante, the independence bomb victim, two philanthropists have donated an amount of GH¢1,000 to the victim.

Nana Yaw Kesse and Samuel Forson, Head of Marketing and Corporate Affairs, and Treasury and Investments officer respectively at First Capital Plus Bank said they were touched by the story of the victim hence the donation.

They encouraged Ghanaians, particularly the rich, to go to the aid of people in need.

They suggested that the government should put the victim on monthly allowance as a means of livelihood.

The Ghanaian Times issue of Wednesday, March 10, 2015 carried the story of the victim who appealed to the government for assistance.

Madam Asante was 14 years when she was called upon to present a bouquet to the late President Nkrumah, little did she know it was a bomb.

The explosion of the bomb still has great effect on her and her right leg which supports her is gradually decaying.

She has no money to take care of her medical bills and a doctor had informed her that the other leg would be amputated.

By Jennifer Apprey 

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