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Ai Praises Ghana?s Efforts At Improving Prison Conditions

Sixty two youth groups in Tarkwa Nsuaem have donated assorted items estimated at GH?2,500.00 to inmates of the Tarkwa local prison in the Western Region.

prison The items included milk, Milo, loaves of bread, gari, toilet rolls, second hand clothing, sardines, assorted soaps, sugar and sachets of water.

Making the presentation, Mr. Archibald Donkor Junior, the Municipal Youth Coordinator, said the donation formed part of activities marking this year?s International Youth Day celebrated annually on August 12.

The theme for this year?s celebration was ?Youth Civic Engagement?.

Mr. Donkor led the group to sing and pray for the inmates and encouraged the youth among them to refrain from social vices that would send them back to prison after serving their sentences.

Receiving the items on behalf of the inmates, the Second- in- Command, Deputy Superintendent of Prisons (DSP) Emmanuel Azafokpe thanked the youth groups for the gesture.

A youth forum was later held at the Tarkwa Community Center to discuss some challenges faced by the youth and how effective such issues could be addressed.

Source : GNA/ newsghana.com.gh

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