The Vice President, Dr, Mahamudu Bawumia on the occasion of Valentine’s Day today February 14, 2019 has organized a soup kitchen for orphans and street children at the Christ the King Church in Accra.
Spokesperson to the Vice President, Dr. Gideon Boako announcing the event on Accra based okay Fm and monitored by BestNewGH.com explained that the Valentine’s Day soup kitchen is an event put together by the vice president and renowned catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Andrew Campbell with the cardinal objective of feting the children, putting smiles on their faces and to find a way of assisting them.
According to him, the event which is currently ongoing will afford the vice president to listen to the orphans and street children, get to know their aspirations and also advise them on how to be successful leaders in future.
‘’The Vice president is of the view that children who have suffered some setbacks by way of losing their parents or because of one challenge or the other and have found themselves in the streets needs to be taken care of. So as I speak to you, he has, together with renowned Roman Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Andrew Campbell assembled most of these children to fete them on this day, to mentor and encourage them and to put smiles on their faces’’ Dr. Boako said.
He said the vice president will use the occasion to motivate and encourage the children to strive for the best in the midst of the challenges they find themselves and that they must keep hope alive, while bearing in mind that some people who once were street children have become prominent citizens in society because of the support they got from kind hearted persons in the country.
‘’So he is encouraging them to keep faith alive and that God at His own appointed time will change their situation for the better and take them out of their current predicament’’ he added.