The Ghana Used Clothing Dealers Association on Thursday, presented a cheque for GH¢ 300,000 to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund.
Chairman of the Association, Boakye Yiadom and executive members presented the cheque to the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei Opare, at the Jubilee House.
The Covid-19 National Trust Fund has been set up by the government to assist the needy and vulnerable, as the country battles the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Addressing the press, Boakye Yiadom was confident their contribution to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund will go a long way to support the government’s fight against the viral infection.
Boakye Yiadom commended the President, Nana Akufo-Addo, for the manner in which his government has handled the Covid-19 crisis thus far.
He also urged other groups and companies to contribute to the Fund.
Meanwhile, the General Secretary of the Association, Asante Boateng Kwaning, has cautioned residents within areas affected by the lockdown to adhere to the directives by the government to contain the spread of the virus.
He urged the public to stay at home and ensure regular hygiene practice and also ensure the social distancing rules.
On her part, the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei Opare, thanked the Ghana Used Clothing Dealers Association for their thoughtfulness and kind gesture.
She indicated that the Covid-19 Trust Fund will have its offices operating within the Jubilee House soon.
She assured that funds received will be used efficiently and judiciously, for the benefit of the needy and vulnerable in the country.