As part of measures to empower the National Commission on Civic Education to enable it carry out its mandate of educating the masses on the COVID-19 Pandemic, government will be giving the Commission more money and logistics today, Monday, May 11, 2020.
The package which was announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during his 9th Update to the Nation on the COVID-19 crisis include ten thousand domestically-produced face masks and an unspecified amount on money.
The Update which was monitored by BestNewsGH.com saw the President saying ‘’ Further, we have extended this gesture to other frontline actors engaged in the fight, with the presentation of five thousand (5,000) PPEs to members of the media, and tomorrow, Monday, 11 th May, ten thousand domestically-produced face masks and more money will be delivered to the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), to enhance its capacity to undertake the important work it is already doing’’.
He added that ‘’ Let me, once again, thank the healthcare workers, including all those responsible for the tracing, testing and treating, for their heroic contribution to the fight against the pandemic. They will be long remembered in our history. In advance, I say a hearty ayekoo to the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, which celebrates its sixtieth (60th) anniversary on Tuesday.’’