[ 2017-11-08 ]
A/R: Queen mothers grateful to 1st lady for KATH mother & baby unit
Ashanti Regional Queen Mothers Association paid a
courtesy call on First Lady Mrs. Rebecca
Akufo-Addo, yesterday at her Ridge office to
commend her on her various developmental
initiatives and also seek her support in
addressing some of the challenges faced by women
and children in the region.
Speaking on behalf of the group, the President of
the Association Nana Agyakoma Difie, Paramount
Queen mother of Mampong, expressed their gratitude
to the First lady for helping construct a new
mother and baby unit at Komfo Anokye Teaching
Hospital (KATH) adding that they are confident the
facility will help save and alleviate the
suffering of countless mothers and children who
attend the facility for treatment.
She noted that the First Lady’s initiatives across
the country have benefited many and as queen
mothers they will remember her for years to come.
She also on behalf of all queen mothers in Ghana
thanked the First Lady for her kindness towards
them in various ways and hospitality shown them.
She further said that as queen mothers their
primary responsibility is to seek the welfare of
their people especially women and children and
Malaria being a major health concern for the
region she urged the First Lady to solidly support
their efforts at fighting the disease.
The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo in
addressing the queens commended them for their
various initiatives and also urged them to persist
in their quest to helping improve the lives of
She said that as mother and an advocate, she knows
the dangers posed by Malaria to women, children
and the country as a whole therefore she will
continuously liaise with the appropriate
institutions to ensure their concerns of the queen
mothers are resolved.
She noted that government is working relentlessly
to improve the living conditions of all Ghanaians
and government will continue to do so until all
citizens enjoy the benefits of Akufo-Addo’s good
She thanked them for their support for
government’s efforts at addressing challenges
facing their region and the country as a whole and
asked them to keep the President and his
appointees in their prayers so they can deliver on
all their promises.
In attendance with the First Lady were S.K Boafo,
Former Minister of Chieftaincy, Paul Essien,
Deputy Minister of Chieftaincy and Stephen Amoah,
CEO of MASLOC.
Source - ultimatefmonline.com
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