Central Medical Stores fire
Central Medical Stores fire

These included 110 bags of rice and 42 cartons of edible oil and meant to provide some relief for the victims.

Central Medical Stores fire
Central Medical Stores fire

The fire completely ravaged over 20,000 hectares of cash and food crop farms and this has heightened fears of imminent farming in the area.

Alhaji Braimah Boyong, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), was on hand to present the items and pledged further support to make things better for the farmers and their families.

He said every effort would be made to supply them with planting materials including cocoa seedlings during the planting season.

The MCE used the occasion to remind the people to heed fire safety education as there was no sign that the dry season would end anytime soon.

They should be careful in their handling of naked fire to prevent another disaster.

Mr. Isaac Kyei Andoh, the Municipal Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), called for the formation of fire volunteer groups in the various communities to assist prevent bushfires.

Nana Owusu Banahene, Chief of Dwease, said the people were grateful to the assembly for the gesture.

Source: GNA


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