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A release received from the presidency said Mahama presented assorted items including medicines, Milo brand of chocolate drinks, milk, sugar, toiletries, rice, cooking oil and fruits to the management of the two hospitals to support the upkeep of the patients.

busHe also presented cash totaling 30,000 Ghana cedis or 7,594 U.S Dollars to the two health institutions to support the treatment of the injured persons.

Mahama, who was accompanied by Chief of Staff Julius Debrah and General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah expressed his gratitude to the medical staff for the quality care and handling of the injured.

A horrific road crash at Kintampo, about 400 km north of the capital, claimed more than 60 lives.

President Mahama expressed his condolences and those of government to the families of those who lost their lives in the accident, noting that the various road management, road safety and transport unions must learn from the incident and come out with measures to curb the rate of accidents in the country.

Nine persons, including a young boy whose relatives are yet to be traced, are at the Sunyani Regional Hospital while six of the injured are at the Techiman Hospital.

Another six are on admission at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi. Enditem.

Source:Xinhua

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