The Ghana wheelchair Basketball Federation (GWBF), the National body for development and promotion of wheelchair Basketball in Ghana has received Covid 19 support from the National Paralympic committee (NPC – Ghana).
The items which included rice , Oil, Milo and Nose/Mouth mask was received by Lion Wilson Agbesi the Secretary General of the Ghana Wheelchair Basketball Federation who doubles as the President of the Ghana Wheelchair Minigolf Association (GAWMA).
The items which were presented at a brief ceremony held at the Office of The President of NPC – Ghana was done by Mr Peter Adjei The Secretary General of NPC – Ghana.
Mr Adjei in his short handing over speech revealed that the President of NPC – Ghana and his entire Executive Board extend their sincere and heartfelt solidarity to all members of the disability sports fraternity in the Country during this trying moment of the Covid 19 Pandemic and it is in view of this the President thought it wise of lobbying for resources in form of relief items to support all Associations and Federations under the NPC.
Lion Wilson Agbesi the Secretary General of GWBF in his acceptance speech expressed his sincere happiness and appreciation on behalf of GWBF to NPC – Ghana and as well thank the NPC – Ghana for the support which he considered came in timely.
Mr Agbesi said this gesture has come at the right time that the Federation needed it most to support its players and he believes this step will really encourage other organisations to be motivated to come on board to support the Federation in this critical moment of the Covid 19 pandemic.
He went further to call on all Cooperate Organisations, Government Agencies, faith based Organisations, NGOs, Philanthropist, Celebrities and interest groups to come on board as a matter of urgency to support the GWBF.
He said any body ready to support the Federation can get in touch with the Federation via +233-243452599 both normal call and whatsapp.
He concluded by appealing to all to continue to adhere to the protocols set aside by the President of the Republic and also the Ghana Health services as measures put in place to reduce the spread of the Covid 19.
Source: Akakpo Agodji of Ashh FM