ADR gifts to Senior Correction Centre in Accra

The Centre for Citizens’ Empowerment (CCE), a Conflict Resolution Centre of the Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies which trains ADR Professionals, yesterday donated assorted Christmas gifts to the Senior Correctional Centre of the Prison’s Service in Accra.

The items included soft drinks, toffees, biscuits, exercise books and Christmas hats.

Presenting the items to the Centre, Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the CCE, thanked the staff of the Senior Correctional Centre for the good work done in training the youth who had been in conflict with the law to become good and productive citizens.

“We are committed to supporting your work in re-training the young people who have come into conflict with the law so that they become good citizens. Many of these young people can become very useful citizens”, he said.

Mr Owusu-Koranteng expressed the commitment of CCE to strengthen the relationship between CCE and the Senior Correctional Centre .

Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (ASP), Sharon Nkansah Tenkorang, who received the items on behalf of the Director of the Senior Correctional Centre thanked CCE for supporting the work of the Centre in many ways through regular donations and providing volunteers who teach the children French at no cost to the Correctional Centre.

According to the officers of the Institute, the work of CCE has strengthened the relationship between the Senior Correctional Centre and CCE.

The CCE team included Mrs Johana Yankson, Vice Chairperson of CCE Board; Isaac Asare, Executive Director; Mrs Getrude Amoako-Adusei, Dr Mrs Irene Nartey, and  Phebe Arde Acquah, a legal practitioner.

BY NORMAN COOPER

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