Tullow Ghana, the upstream oil and Gas Company, has offered 4,000 luggage of cement in opposition to the reconstruction of the Appi-atse neighborhood within the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality of the Western Region.
The neighborhood used to be de-stroyed in January this yr after a 10-tonne mining explosive, which used to be being transported to a mining company within the Western North area, detonated in the neighborhood after an twist of fate resulting in a perilous explosion.
The unlucky explosion razed all the neighborhood, claimed lives and destroyed the livelihoods of citizens. However, the reconstruction of 600 homes and outer edge constructions that have been destroyed within the explosion has be-gun at an estimated value of greater than GH¢70 million.
Speaking on the presentation rite, representatives of Tullow Ghana, led by way of Tullow’s External Affairs Leader, Nana Kobina Ewusi-Prah, mentioned the transfer used to be to improve the rapid reconstruction of the neighborhood to permit citizens go back to their social and financial actions.
“In January this year, we all heard the unfortunate incident that occurred at Appiatse; the explosion of 10 tonnes of mining explosives in transit to a mining site, which led to loss of lives, in-frastructure and injuries,” he mentioned.
Nana Ewusi-Prah mentioned the im-ages after the incident have been painful and a tragic second for the folk of Appiatse and all the country “and our support, encouragement would help send a word of hope to the people as the reconstruction process begins”.
The corporate as a social-ly accountable organisation, he mentioned, “We at Tullow Ghana were touched by the plight of the peo-ple of Appiatse, and as key part-ners with the Ghana government for the development of Ghana as a whole, we do care, as we ensure the growth and improvement of the communities in which we work with”.
“What happened here in Appiatse is a matter of national concern and that is why we have decided to support the efforts in rebuilding the Appiatse Township with 4,000 bags of cement.”
Receiving the donation, the Municipal Chief Executive of Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality, Dr Isaac Dasmani, counseled Tullow Ghana for the improve and known as for extra improve from company Ghana.
Tullow Ghana, he mentioned, has demonstrated that as a just right company citizen, “This is the moment that supporting the needy defines who we are as we extend our hands of support to our trou-bled community and compatriots who are down, and as we stand by them through this difficult moment”.
Author: Ghanaian Times