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The Accra Psychiatric Hospital has received food items and toiletries from The Nasrul-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT), on Christmas Day, December 25, 2017.
The items include: Bags of Rice, Bags of Sugar and Cantons of Cooking Oil, Sanitary Pads, Toilet Roll, Bar of Key soaps, Washing Powder, Detergents among others, worth over Fifty Thousand Ghana CEDI’s (Ghc5,000.00).
The donation follows a successful 4th Biennial General Conference held in Accra, by The Society.
Presenting the items to Staff of the Facility, the Vice President of NASFAT Worldwide, Ayodeji Abdul Rauf, noted that, the group is community centered, interested in helping the poor and underprivileged in society, “the reception we got from Ghanaians both Muslims and non Muslims during our two-day conference reaffirmed the fact that, Ghanaians are hospitable,” he stated.
“And since our work is to promote peace and help people, we decided to give these items to our special friends on this special day, noted sounds sympathetic,” he stated.
Mr. Abdul Rauf said “we were looking around this Christmas to syndicate unity of religion to the whole world”.
Receiving the gift on behalf the Management of the facility, The Deputy Director of Nursing Services, Beatrice Nyako, expressed profound gratitude to the leadership of NASFAT for recognizing the inmates on the Christmas Day.
She said, “This has come at the right time when we’re celebrating Christmas”, adding mental disorder is bound to happen to any of us who came here”.
She thanked The Group and promised judicious use of the items.
The group took the oppotunity to tour the facility and familiarize with the inmates.
Source: Francis Edzorna Mensah