The Catholic Archdiocese of Kumasi donates Musical instruments, Plastic Chairs to Manhyia Local Prisons



The Krofrom -New Tafo Corpus Christi Parish, Asawase and Amakom Deanery on behalf of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kumasi donated Musical instruments, Hundred (100) Plastic Chairs at the cost of over Gh¢40,000.00 and undisclosed amount of money to the Manhyia Local Prisons as part of the Catholic Archdiocesan Social responsibilities.

Rev. Father Isaac Menu Dean of Asawase Deanery who presented the items to the Manhyia Local Prisons on behalf of the Archdiocese explained that, the gesture was geard towards bringing the experience of God’s happiness to the inmate.

According to him, the Catholic Church has being worshipping and dine with the inmates every December 25th with gifts to bring them the joy from the birth of Christ, through which the officers through year’s event appealed to them to help the inmates with musical instruments to help their church activities.

He disclosed that, through the contributions of individuals Parishners from the churches especially the legion of Mary society, they were able to put their resources and funds to get the items for the inmates.
Rev. Father Manu, took the opportunity and make a passionate appeal to other churches, civil society organizations, corporate bodies and individuals to extend their hands to the needy especially inmates in our prisons in the transformation of their lives, as the government can not shoulder the burden alone without the support from the citizenry.
He commended Rev Father Richard Opoku Acheampong, the Parish Prist of New Tafo Corpus Christi Parish, Asawase and Amakom Deanery and the entire Parishners for their kind and Selfishness contributions to hel puttransform the lives of the inmates.
The items includes the one hundred (100) Plastic Chairs, Speakers, Cordless, Bass Combo, Drivers microphone, Driver seat, Mixer Rack, Cross over and Amplifier.
Joseph Asabre, Deputy Director of Prisons in charge of Manhyia Local Prisons, expressed their profound gratitude to the Catholic Archdiocese of Kumasi for the kind gesture and their continues support and motivations to the inmates by worshipping with them every Christmas day, which he said would go a long way in helping the transformational agenda of the government through the interior Ministry.
He noted that, fight crime is a collective responsibility, and for that matter believes that the items would help the spiritual lives transformation of the inmates to become responsible citizens when return back to the society.

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